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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: Printed book with engraved illustrations
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

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