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Author Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580.

Title The four books of Andrea Palladio's architecture: 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.

Published London : published by Isaac Ware, 1738.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/BX f  720.945 P164    NOT FOR LOAN
Uniform title Quattro libri dell' architettura. English.
Physical description 14 unnumbered pages, 110 [i. e. 116], 205 unnumbered leaves of plates : plans ; 41 cm (folio)
Notes The titlepage is engraved; with individual engraved titlepages to books II-IV.
At head of titlepage: "Regina virtus".
Translated by Isaac Ware.
Signatures: [pi]² ([pi]1 engraved), a², b1, A-K², [chi]1, L-P², 2[chi]1, Q-X², (X1 + 1), Y-Ff² (-Ff2 [=b1]).
Translation of: I quattro libri dell'architettura.
Engraved architectural t.p. and special t.p's for Books 2-4 ([2] p. following p. 36, 56 and 78); engraved headpiece and tailpiece by P. Fourdrinier and Isaac Ware after William Kent.
Dedication by the translator to the Earl of Burlington, acknowledging his assistance, signed: Isaac Ware.
Includes index.
Contents (from t.p.'s) 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 -- Third book. Wherein the ways, bridges, piazzas, basilica's, and xisti are treated of -- Fourth book. Wherein the antient temples that are in Rome are described and figured, & some others that are in Italy and out of Italy.
"The names of the subscribers": p. [5]-[7].
Notes Fowler, 229.
ESTC T40073.
Local note SpC/BX copy lacks t.p. and the following 2 p.; they have been supplied by photocopies.
Other author Ware, Isaac, 1704?-1766.
Burlington, Richard Boyle, Earl of, 1694-1753.
Fourdrinier, Paul, 1698-1758.
Kent, William, 1685-1748.
Subject Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Rome -- Antiquities -- Early works to 1800.