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Collection Data

Bartoli, Cosimo, 1503-1572 (Translator)
Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472 (Author)
Torrentino, Lorenzo, -1563 (Printer)
Cosimo I, Grand-Duke of Tuscany, 1519-1574 (Dedicatee)
Galletti, Gustavo Camillo, 1805-1868 (Former owner)
De Landau, Horace, barone, 1824-1903 (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1550
Place: Firenze
Publisher: Appresso Lorenzo Torrentino
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Ital. 1550
Content: Illustrations: numerous woodcuts, including historiated border on t.p. and author's portrait. Pictorial initials.
Content: Binding, of vellum.
Content: With monogram label of Baron Horace de Landau and stamp: Bibl. Gvst. C. Galletti, Flor.
Citation/reference: Brunet, J.-C. Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres (5e éd.), v. 1, column 130.
Statement of responsibility: di Leonbatista Alberti Tradotta in lingua Fiorentina da Cosimo Bartoli... Con la aggiunta de Disegni
Biographical/historical: First published in Latin with title De re aedificatoria (Florence, 1485). This is the second Italian translation and the first illustrated edition; a previously published translation by Pietro Lauro (Venice, 1546) has title I dieci libri dell'architettura.
Content: Signatures: a-z⁶ A-C⁶ D⁴ E² F-L⁶ M⁴ N-O⁶. Leaf O6 blank. Sig. E is composed of two leaves pasted together at fore-edge to form one folded sheet with large woodcut plan, paged [321], 322-323, [324] (the unnumbered pages blank; signed "e" on page numbered 323).
Content: Dedication by Bartoli to "Cosimo de Medici, duca di Firenze": pages 3-4.
Citation/reference: Brunet, J.-C. Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres (5e éd.), v. 1, column 130. EDIT 16 CNCE 723
Physical Description
Extent: 404, [24] pages : illustrations, portrait ; 32 cm (fol.)
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: ocn131751047
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16831955
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e49e84d0-c608-012f-1628-58d385a7bc34
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