Image Not Available

DE SCULPTURA, SEU STATUARIA, Libellus Elegantissimus Pictoribus, Sculptoribus, Statuariis, Architectis. Item Aeglogae Lepidissimae, Duae.

Gaurico, Pomponio

Published by Joannem Grapheum, Antwerp, 1528
Condition: Very good Hardcover
From Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc. ABAA (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since May 31, 1998

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 3,500.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

The rare second edition, after the Florence, 1504 first edition. It is the final printing in the author's lifetime (d. 1528). This is an important early treatise on art, sculpture, physiognomy, classical literature, and aesthetics. It has been called the first printed book describing the principles of perspective. The 1528 printing is edited by Cornelius Grapheus. BL Dutch STC p. 82; Brunet V. 2, 1505; see Cicognara #277-279, recording the editions of 1504, 1542, and 1609, but missing 1528; Adams G293 (under "Gauricus"). Small 8vo. ff.(64). Finely bound in modern period style full calf, gilt and blind tooled panels and lettering. A faux early 16th century binding by Philip Dusel. Full page woodcut device on verso of final leaf. Early brown ink design (a cup) around the printed text on the title page. Title page with a few old ownership signatures in faded ink. A few early manuscript notes in the margins. Bookseller Inventory # 8710

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details


Publisher: Joannem Grapheum, Antwerp

Publication Date: 1528

Binding: Full calf

Book Condition:Very good

Edition: n Second Edition.

Store Description

Rare and collectible books; specializing in books printed before 1800 (all languages and subjects).

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Terms: All books are first editions, in the original binding, 8vo., in good or better collectible condition,
unless otherwise noted. Any item may be returned within ten days of receipt.

Remittance with order: libraries and institutions will be billed. Postage and insurance additional.
California residents please add applicable local sales tax.

Books are offered subject to prior sale.

We accept MasterCard, Visa and American Express and Paypal.

Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 1.75 LB, or .875 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash PayPal Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer