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The Theory and Practice of Architecture; or Vitruvius and Vignola Abridg'd

Author:
Marcus Pollio Vitruvius (Roman, active late 1st century B.C.)
Translator:
Derived from translation by Claude Perrault (French, 1613–1688)
Translator:
Abel Boyer (French, 1667–1729)
Author:
Jacopo [Giacomo] Barozzi da Vignola (Italian, Vignola 1507–1573 Rome)
Translator:
Joseph Moxon (British, 1627–1691)
Designer:
Portal designs by Pierre Le Muet (French, 1591–1669)
Publisher:
Bethel Wellington (British)
Publisher:
J. Darby (London)
Dedicatee:
Thomas Murray (British (born Scotland), 1663–1735)
Published in:
London
Date:
1729
Medium:
Illustrations: engraving
Dimensions:
7 x 4 3/16 x 1 in. (17.8 x 10.6 x 2.5 cm)
Classifications:
Books, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.235
Not on view
Vignola: Or, the Compleat Architect

De architectura. Abridgements. English

Regola delli cinque ordini d'Architettura. English

Inscription: "Reinell– Sept 1923/ $1.06", graphite, back fly leaf verso

Marking: Tollet coat of arms, partial pasted paper bookplate, inside front cover
William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941); Tollet (British)
Vagnetti, 112-113, #68
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