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Revesi Bruti, Ottavio (1570-1642)
ARCHISESTO PER FORMAR CON FACILITA LI CINQUE ORDINI D'ARCHITETTURA. VICENZA: HEIRS OF DOMINICO AMADIO, 1627
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
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563
Revesi Bruti, Ottavio (1570-1642)
ARCHISESTO PER FORMAR CON FACILITA LI CINQUE ORDINI D'ARCHITETTURA. VICENZA: HEIRS OF DOMINICO AMADIO, 1627
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Revesi Bruti, Ottavio (1570-1642)
ARCHISESTO PER FORMAR CON FACILITA LI CINQUE ORDINI D'ARCHITETTURA. VICENZA: HEIRS OF DOMINICO AMADIO, 1627
FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE (dedication signed "G.A." on a2v), folio (335 x 230mm.), engraved vignette on title, 49 full-page illustrations, and 2 plates, one double-page and mounted, the other a single-page at end, contemporary vellum, occasional slight soiling
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Provenance

Theodore Besterman (1904-1976), bookplate; bought from E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, 1990, Catalogue 169, item 81

Literature

Tomash & Williams R77; BAL RIBA 2738; Theodore Besterman, Old Art Books (London 1975), p.87; USTC 4002774 

Catalogue Note

The illustration on the title depicts Revesi Bruti's architectural sector, or archisesto. The double-page plate shows his sector with all the details and measurements marked. It is usually found as a folding plate but in this copy it has been neatly mounted.

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