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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 353

    VITRUVIUS POLLIO, Marcus. De architectura libri decem... nunc primum in Germania. Strassburg: H. Knobloch for Georg Messerschmidt, 1543.

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    VITRUVIUS POLLIO, Marcus. De architectura libri decem... nunc primum in Germania. Strassburg: H. Knobloch for Georg Messerschmidt, 1543.

    Small 4o (187 x 131 mm). Woodcuts in text. (Title lightly soiled, some occasional pale spotting.) 19th-century calf (covers detached). Provenance: John Carill Worsley (17th-century signature on front blank); Charles Carill Worsley (bookplate).

    FIRST GERMAN EDITION the plates based on those in the Como, 1521 edition. Berlin Kat. 1806; Cicognara 707; Fowler 401.


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