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Vitruvius Pollio.
DE ARCHITECTURA TRADUCTO DI LATINO IN VULGARE [BY FRANCESCO LUCIO DURANTINO] DAL VERO EXEMPLARE CON LE FIGURE. (VENICE: GIOVANNI ANTONIO AND PIETRO NICCOLINI DA SABBIO, MARCH) 1524
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Vitruvius Pollio.
DE ARCHITECTURA TRADUCTO DI LATINO IN VULGARE [BY FRANCESCO LUCIO DURANTINO] DAL VERO EXEMPLARE CON LE FIGURE. (VENICE: GIOVANNI ANTONIO AND PIETRO NICCOLINI DA SABBIO, MARCH) 1524
Estimate
4,0005,000
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Vitruvius Pollio.
DE ARCHITECTURA TRADUCTO DI LATINO IN VULGARE [BY FRANCESCO LUCIO DURANTINO] DAL VERO EXEMPLARE CON LE FIGURE. (VENICE: GIOVANNI ANTONIO AND PIETRO NICCOLINI DA SABBIO, MARCH) 1524

folio (311 x 212mm.), title in red and black within a woodcut border, woodcut initials and illustrations, modern brown morocco with title and illustration (modelled on one of the woodcuts in the book) in bas-relief on upper cover, ownership inscription erased from foot of title-page, binding slightly rubbed


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Literature

Censimento 16 CNCE 32343; BAL RIBA 3520; Fowler 398; Sander 7998

Catalogue Note

The first Italian translation of Vitruvius was issued three years previously in 1521 and this edition "is best described as a marriage of the text of Cesarino's translation of 1521 with the woodcut illustrations of Giocondo's edition of 1511" (BAL RIBA, p.2299).

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