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De Architectura Libri Dece (Ten Books of Architecture)

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Como: Gottardo da Ponte, 1521


V.A.G.C. Villiers, Earl of Jersey, Osterley Park (born 1845); Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984); Harvard College Library, from whom purchased by MFA, February 13, 1941.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund


Place of Publication

Como, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Mortimer, Italian, 544; Sander 7696; Fowler 395; Brunet V, 1330


Overall: 41 x 29 x 4.5 cm (16 1/8 x 11 7/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 117 woodcuts


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Illustrated books