Architecture Classic “…Best work of its kind yet issued…”

Cours d’Architecture, qui comprend les ordres de Vignole avec des Commentaires, les figures & Descriptions de ses plus beaux Bâtimens, & de ceux de MICHEL-ANGE…& tout ce qui regarde L’Art de Bâtir….

Hague: Pierre Gosse & Jean Neaulme, 1730.

Price: $1,250.00

About the item

Nouvelle et Troisième Edition. Plates and text within a double-ruled border. Engraved title-page to volume I + 84 full-page engraved plates (included in pagination and in plate numeration] + 31 folding engraved plates (not included in pagination, but given plate number]; volume II, with Le Blond’s Supplement, 25 folding engraved plates, and engraved title-page to “Tome seconde”. Vol. I: pp. [1-80, including engraved t.p.], i-xii, 1-355; Vol. II: (Supplement) pp. 1-76; (Dictionnaire d’Architecture), pp. [i-viii, including engraved t.p.], 1-259. 2 vols. Small 4to. Architecture Classic “…Best work of its kind yet issued…”. Contemporary quarter calf and boards, black leather spine labels. Upper joint of volume II splitting but sound, plates and text fine and clean. Fowler, pp. 24-27 (1691 & 1710 editions); Berlin Catalogue 2388 (1691 ed.), 2389 (1696 ed.), 2390 (1750 ed.).

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