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VITRUVIUS Pollio, Marcus. De Architectura libri decem ... additis, Julii Frontini de acquaductibus libris propter materiae affinitatem. Florence: heirs of Filippo Giunta, November 1522 (colophon).
VITRUVIUS Pollio, Marcus. De Architectura libri decem ... additis, Julii Frontini de acquaductibus libris propter materiae affinitatem. Florence: heirs of Filippo Giunta, November 1522 (colophon).

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VITRUVIUS Pollio, Marcus. De Architectura libri decem ... additis, Julii Frontini de acquaductibus libris propter materiae affinitatem. Florence: heirs of Filippo Giunta, November 1522 (colophon).

2 parts in one volume, 8° (160 x 92mm). woodcut printer's device on title and last leaf of part 1, numerous woodcut illustrations, colophon and blank leaf in last gathering of part 1. (Some very slight soiling, edges trimmed touching marginalia on a few leaves.) Early 19th-century red straight-grained morocco, covers blocked in blind with gilt fillet, spine blindstamped in compartments with gilt decoration (slightly faded and scuffed at extremities, small wormhole in lower spine), g.e. Provenance: Philander (signature on title, possibly that of the French editor of 1552 Lyons edition of Vitruvius); M. Dupont (signature on title); John Charrington (booklabel, with ? his pencil inscription on end-paper 'Bought of Wm Brown Oct 1909').

A new typesetting, in italics, of the 1513 Giunta edition, edited by the Dominican friar Giovanni Giocondo of Verona (1435-1515), an important figure among early Renaissance antiquaries. Camerini 172; Adam V-904; Fowler 396; Berlin Kat. 1800; Cicognara 699.
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