Title: L’Architettura di Jacopo Barozzi di Vignola,...
Publisher: Giuseppe Remondini, Bassano
Publication Date: 1787
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: Third edition.
8vo (214 x 146mm). 63pp., pls: (A.1-A.10), (B.I-B.8), (C.1-C.8), (D.1-D.8), (E.1- E.8), (F.1-F.14). Signatures: A-D8, A10, B-E8, F14. 56 full-page engraved copper-plates depicting various parts of architecture including columns, arches, friezes and diagrams for measurements. Later marbled boards, leather backstrip, marbled edges; (lacking frontispiece, occasional foxing and stains, light toning; rubbed, corners bumped). Third Edition. First published in 1748, the work of Giovanni Ziborghi, architect of Villa Manin (1738), who compiled his observations to be the source for a new way of thinking about ornament. Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola was an architect and architectural theorist and one of the most important exponents of the Mannerist style in Italy during the Renaissance. His important studies on the orders of architecture and rules of perspective helped articulate the canon of the classical style as we know it today. Finely illustrated with several detailed figures showcasing the elements of antique architecture. Bookseller Inventory # D1316
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