The four books of Andrea Palladio's architecture [microform] : wherein, after a short treatise of the five orders, those observations that are most necessary in building, private houses, streets, bridges, piazzas, xisti, and temples are treated of.
- Standardized Title:
- Quattro libri dell'architettura. English
- London : I. Ware, 1738.
- Fowler collection of early architectural books ; reel 38, no. 229.
4 v. in 1, 2 p. leaves, , 110 p., XXXIV, LVIII, XXI, XCIX, plates : ill., plans ; 41 cm. (fol)
- Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Rome -- Antiquities -- Early works to 1800.
- Vols. 2-4 each have special engraved t.p.
Translator's dedication signed: Isaac Ware.
Only issue of Ware's translation made from the original Italian ed. of 1570.
Engraved title-pages for each book, head pieces, end pieces, initials.
The item filmed is a later (1738) edition of the item Park lists as no. 86.
Title-pages for each book vary according to contents: The second book ... wherein the designs of several houses ordered by him both within and out of the city are contained. And the designs of the antient houses of the Greeks and Latins. The third book ... wherein the ways, bridges, piazzas, basilica's and xisti are treated of. The fourth book ... wherein the antient temples that are in Rome are described and figured, & some others that are in Italy and out of Italy.
Master microform held by: ResP.
Microfilm. New Haven, Conn. : Research Publications, . on 1 microfilm reel with other items ; 35 mm. (Fowler collection of early architectural books ; reel 38, no. 229). s1979 ctun a
- Ware, Isaac, d. 1766.
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