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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 349

    VITRUVIUS POLLIO, Marcus. De architectura libri decum. [Lyons: Guillaume Hyon], 1523.

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    VITRUVIUS POLLIO, Marcus. De architectura libri decum. [Lyons: Guillaume Hyon], 1523.

    8o (162 x 101 mm). Title printed in red within woodcut border, woodcuts in text. (Some dampstaining and soiling throughout.) Contemporary French blind-tooled calf (worn, some worm damage, portions of spine lacking). Provenance: Gasparo Salagna (signature on title).

    The plates are copied from the Giunta Florentine editions of 1513 and 1522 and the Como edition of 1521, reduced in format.The place and name of the printer are suggested by the Berlin Catalog. Baudrier attributes this edition to Scipion de Gabiano. Berlin Kat. 1801; Brunet V:1327; Cicognara 706; Fowler 397.


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