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SCAMOZZI, Vincenzo (1552--1616)
[Idea della architettura universale. 1687]
L'idea della architettvra vniversale, di Vicenzo Scamozzi architetto Veneto ...
In Piazzola nel Luoco delle Vergini, 1687.
2 pts ; 32.5 cm. (2º)
I: [16], 91, [6], 96--128, 125--193, [2], 194--218, [4], 219--232, 237--353, [33] p. : engr. t.-p., illus.
II: [12], 172, [4], 173--268, [4], 271--370, [22] p. : engr. t.-p., illus.

First edition 1615 (q.v.). This the first complete new edition of Scamozzi's work, and is a close resetting of the first edition with etched copies of of the woodcuts and etchings. Pagination is irregular: Part I, Books I--III: 205 leaves including engraved title, un-numbered double page illus. between pp. 193--4, pp. 125--8 repeated and pp. 233--236 omitted; Part II, Books VI--VIII: 205 leaves including engr. title. See notes to BAL, Early printed books, no. 2917 (1615 ed.), p. 1751/26.

Copy Notes Inscribed in pencil on front free-endpaper Plinys Villa 266 and on paste-down 12/

Binding C17th vellum, spine inscribed in ink 'Scamozzi/ L'idea/ Dell'Architettura/ In Piazzola/ 1687.', sprinkled edges.

Reference Number 3270


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