3 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,625
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000
VITRUVIUS POLLIO, Marcus. De Architectura. Commentary by Daniele Barbaro. Venice: Franciscus Senensus, 1567.
2o (299 x 203 mm). Numerous woodcut illustrations and initials. Contemporary vellum, yapp edges (some light darkening). Provenance: Paul de Zoullion (ownership inscription, dated 1684 at end).
First Latin edition of Barbaro's commentary. The plates are reduced copies of those found in the Marcolini edition, with the exception of the birds-eye-view of Venice which is not found in the Marcolini edition. Adams V-909; Cicognara 716; Fowler 409; Harvard/Mortimer Italian 550.
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