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Theatrum instrumentorum et machinarum

Artist:
Jacques Besson (French, Colombieres ca. 1530–1572 Paris)
Etcher:
Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau (French, Paris 1510/12–1585 Annecy)
Engraver:
René Boyvin (French, Angers ca. 1525–1598 or 1625/6 Angers)
Publisher:
Barthélemy Vincent (French, active late 16th century)
Published in:
Lyon
Date:
1578
Medium:
Plates: engraving, woodcut
Dimensions:
Overall: 15 3/8 x 10 5/8 x 13/16 in. (39 x 27 x 2 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Purchase, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.103
Not on view
Geymuller 322, Jesson 790, Foulc 5, Guilmard 14, Univ.Cat. I.103, Destailleur-Art.Fr.38, Graesse I.354, R.-D. VIII.79.180-3, Brun 151, S.K.B. 1769 (1579 ed.), Leuron 112-15, Harvard XV/i c. 58 and see #s 56 & 57 for discussion of first & second editions
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