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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 144

    VITRUVIUS POLLIO, Marcus (c.80-70 B.C.- c.15 B.C.). De Architectura, with commentary by Daniele Barbaro. Venice: Francesco Senese and Johann Chrieger, 1567. 4° (272 x 197mm). Numerous woodcut illustrations and initials. 19th-century brown morocco gilt (extremities lightly rubbed). Provenance: Metropolitan Museum of Art, W. Gedney Beatty bequest (book-label and duplicate stamp). Cicognara 717; Fowler 410.

    Price Realised  

    VITRUVIUS POLLIO, Marcus (c.80-70 B.C.- c.15 B.C.). De Architectura, with commentary by Daniele Barbaro. Venice: Francesco Senese and Johann Chrieger, 1567. 4° (272 x 197mm). Numerous woodcut illustrations and initials. 19th-century brown morocco gilt (extremities lightly rubbed). Provenance: Metropolitan Museum of Art, W. Gedney Beatty bequest (book-label and duplicate stamp). Cicognara 717; Fowler 410.


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