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    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 373

    VITRUVIUS POLLIO, Marcus. Architecturacum exercitationibus notisque novissimis Joannis Poleni et commentaries variorum additis nunc primum studiis Simonis Stratico. Udine: Frates Mattiuzzi, 1825-1830.

    Price Realised  

    VITRUVIUS POLLIO, Marcus. Architecturacum exercitationibus notisque novissimis Joannis Poleni et commentaries variorum additis nunc primum studiis Simonis Stratico. Udine: Frates Mattiuzzi, 1825-1830.

    4 volumes in 8 parts, 4o (330 x 235 mm). With original price slip on the inside of each front wrapper. 143 engraved folding plates (one or two spots). Original yellow printed paper wrappers, uncut and unopened (spines of volume I part 1 and volume 2 part 1 split, others a bit scuffed and dust-soiled); modern archival boxes on two parts.

    A fine set of the edition described by Brunet as "the most complete, and one of the most beautiful." A complete and scholarly survey of the early commentators from Poleni to Count Stratico. Brunet V:1328.


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