Record number 03/2762
Author Palladio, Andrea, 1508 - 1580
Uniform Title[Quattro libri dell'architettura. 1601.]
TitleI Quattro Libri Dell'Architettura Di Andrea Palladio. Ne' quali, dopò un breve Trattato de' cinque ordini, & di quelli avertiemnti, che sono più necessarii nel fabricare; Si Tratta Delle Case Private, delle Vie, de i Ponti, delle Piazze, dei Xisti, & de' Tempii Con Privilegi.
ImprintIn Venetia: Appresso Bartolomeo Carampello., 1601.
Physical Description67, [1], 78, [2], 46, [2], 133, [1] p.: illus.; 313 mm. (Quarto).
Summary NoteThis is the third edition of Palladio's Quattro libri (the first was published in 1570, the second in 1581). The text is reset from the second edition, in smaller type (but with the dedication in larger type); the woodcut illustrations are the same as those in the first edition but positioned as in the second.

The contents of the work are indicated by the subtitles of the title-pages of Books II-IV: II. 'disegni di molte case ... disegni delle case antiche ...'; III. 'delle vie, de' ponti, delle piazze, delle basiliche e de' xysti'; IV. 'tempii antichi che sono in Roma et alcuni altri che sono in Italia e fuori d'Italia'.
Responsibility NoteThe illustrations are not signed.

Palladio's dedications of 1570 are here reprinted, the work being dedicated to Conte Giacomo Angarano, Book III to Emanuel Filiberto Duca di Savoia.
SubjectArchitecture - Theory - Houses - Public buildings - Italy - History
Architecture, Italian - Italy - 16th century - Renaissance
Treatises - Manuals - Pattern books - Italy - 16th century - 17th century
Pictorial works - Italy - 17th century
ReferencesRIBA, Early printed, 3 (1999), 2385; Johns Hopkins University, The Fowler Architectural Collection (1961), no. 214, p.176-7; L. Puppi, 'Bibliografia e letteratura palladiana' in Mostra del Palladio: Vicenza, Basilica Palladiana (1973), p. 173-90, no.13.
Binding Note18th-century marbled-papered boards; rebacked and recornered in late 20th century, red morocco spine-label lettered 'Architettura Di Palladio', spine lettered '1601'.
ProvenanceRecorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1802.
Contributors Carampello, Bartolomeo, fl. 1578-fl. -1616?, publisher
Angarano, Giacomo
Emanuele Filberto, Duke of Savoy, 1528 - 1580
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