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    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 360

    VITRUVIUS POLLIO, Marcus. I Dieci Libri dell'Architettura ... Translated and with a commentary by Daniele Barbaro. Venice: appresso Francesco de'Franceschi Senese, & Giouvanni Chrieger Alemano Compagni, 1567.

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    VITRUVIUS POLLIO, Marcus. I Dieci Libri dell'Architettura ... Translated and with a commentary by Daniele Barbaro. Venice: appresso Francesco de'Franceschi Senese, & Giouvanni Chrieger Alemano Compagni, 1567.

    4o (245 x 178 mm). Woodcut title border, 2 folding woodcut plates, woodcut illustrations, some full-page, and initials, woodcut on T2 partially colored, MM3 with additional woocut illustration tipped onto margin, woodcut birds-eye-view of Venice tipped in at end (a2 with blank margin repaired.). Later calf (defective).

    A quarto edition of Barbaro's Italian translation, with a reduced title-page border of the Marcolini edition, Venice, 1556 (see lot 358).Brunet V:1330; Cicognara 717; Fowler 410.


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