De architectura libri dece. [Translated by Cesare Cesariano. Commentary by Cesariano, Benedetto Biovio, and Bono Mauro].
Como: Gottardo da Ponte for Agostino Gallo and Aloisio Pirovano, 1521. First edition in the vernacular, and a superb large copy untouched in its first binding, of one of the finest illustrated books of the Italian Renaissance. “This handbook on classical architecture is the only Roman work inspired by Greek..... More