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Tutte l'Opere d'Architettura, et Prospetiva di Sebastiano Serlio Bolognese... Diviso in Sette Libri

by SERLIO, Sebastiano


Venice: Giacomo de'Franceschi, 1619. hardcover. very good. Dove si mettono in disegno tutte le maniere di edificii, e si trattano di quelle cose, che sono piu necessarie a sapere gli architetti. Con la aggiunta a delle inventioni di cinquanta porte, e gran numero di palazzi publici, e privatti nella citta, & in villa, e varii accidenti, che possono occorrere nel fabricare... Con un'indice copiosissimo con molte considerationi, & un breve discorso sopra questa materia, raccolto da M. Gio. Domenico Scamozzi Vicentino. Profusely illustrated with many hundreds of woodcuts throughout. Each book with a separate decorative title page but continuous pagination. [24], 243 leaves with several errors in pagination. Short thick 4to (measures 9.75 x 7.25 x 2 inches), bound in decorative 19th century calf, well-rubbed and spine now rebacked in plain cloth, all edges red. Venetia: Apresso Giacomo de'Franceschi. Collected edition of Serlio's seven books (Geometry; Perspective; Antiquities of Rome; Rules of the Five Orders; Sacred Temples; Doorways; Accidents of the Architect), edited by Giandomenico Scamozzi, father of the architect Vincenzo. The first several pages are lightly dampstained in upper corner, but otherwise a remarkably clean copy with fairly ample margins.

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  • Tutte l'Opere d'Architettura, et Prospetiva di Sebastiano Serlio Bolognese... Diviso in Sette Libri by SERLIO, Sebastiano
  • Bookseller: Argosy Book Store US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 220628
  • Title: Tutte l'Opere d'Architettura, et Prospetiva di Sebastiano Serlio Bolognese... Diviso in Sette Libri
  • Author: SERLIO, Sebastiano
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: Giacomo de'Franceschi
  • Place: Venice
  • Date published: 1619

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