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VIGNOLA, Giacomo Barozzi da (1507--1573)
[Regola delli cinque ordini d'architettura. French. 1736]
Regles des cinq ordres d'architecture de J. B. de Vignole, avec les augmentations de Michel Ange Buonaroti; nouvelle édition revúë, corrigée & augmentée.
A Utrecht chez Etienne Neaulme, 1736.
20 [i.e. 16], 136 p., add. engr. t.-pl. : LXI (i.e. 62) full p. engr. illus. ; 15.5 cm. (8°)

Title-page printed in red and black. Illustration XXXII is printed twice, on pp. 65 and 67. The engraved title-plate with a portrait of Vignola, bound here as a frontispiece, has the Leiden imprint of 'Pierre Van Der Aa, 1712'; see Fowler [373]. Pages 134--136 contain a catalogue of books sold by Pierre Vander Aa, including one dated 1711, suggesting the present work may be a reissue of the 1712 edition.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper by the painter, Richard Cosway, R. A. (1742--1821) Decr. 1. 1811/ From Rd. Cosway to his esteem'd/ Friend. J Soane Esq. Verso of add. engr. t.-pl. bears faint inscription in pencil Captain[?]/C /Captain[?].

Binding Late C18th half calf, gilt tooled spine with Greek key decorations and monogram of Richard Cosway, C inclosing R, marbled-paper boards.

Reference Number 3513


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