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An Abridgment of the Architecture of Vitruvius

Author:
Marcus Pollio Vitruvius (Roman, active late 1st century B.C.)
Translator:
Derived from translation by Claude Perrault (French, 1613–1688)
Engraver:
Johannes Kip (Dutch, Amsterdam 1653–1722 Westminster)
Publisher:
Abel Swall and Timothy Child (British)
Published in:
London
Date:
1692
Medium:
Illustrations: engraving
Dimensions:
5 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 1/2 in. (14.6 x 9.6 x 1.2 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.305
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De architectura. Abridgements. English

Inscription: "H. Taylor/ Dec. 18 1901" , dark brown ink, inside front cover
William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941); H. Taylor (British)
BAL, IV, 2313, #3537; Ebhardt, 77; Fowler, 328, #421; Harris/Savage 891; Univ Cat, 2079; Vagnetti, 65, Wing, V633
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