Hoc in uolumine haec opera continentur: L. Vitruuii Pollionis de Architectura libri decem. Sexti Iulii Frontini de Aquaeductibus liber unus. Angeli Policiani opusculum: quod Panepistemon inscribitur. Angeli Policiani in priora analytica praelectio. Cui ti...
Venice: [Christophorus de Pensis, de Mandello, 13 Nov. 1495]
Proctor assigned this work to Francisci. This issue has two colophons on fol. 64r and 70v, reading Florence, 1496 and Venice, 13 Nov. 1495 respectively. For a discussion of these conflicting imprints, see BMC V xlii.
Title from leaf pi1 recto.
Imprint from Goff.
First colophon (leaf L4 recto; 64a) reads: Florentiae impressum anno a natali christiano .M.cccc.lxxxxyi.
Second colophon (leaf a6 verso; 70b) reads: Venetiis anno a natali Christiano .M.cccc.lxxxxy Idibus Nouembris.
Second edition, printed in Venice by Christophoro de Pensis, de Mandello.
For a detailed discussion of the two conflicting colophons, see BM 15th cent., V, xlii.
Leaves printed on both sides; 44 lines per page.
Signatures: pi2 A-I6 K-L4 a-b6 2a6 2b4.
Leaf A1 missigned "a".
Imperfect: Dibner Library copy contains Vitruvius's De architectura only; the other tracts (all after leaf L4) are wanting.
Armorial bookplate: Libreria Lebano, with motto: Saltus fuit; a stamp with the same motto is on t.p.
Bookplate: Burndy Library ... gift of Bern Dibner.
Old ms. annotations; some affected by cropped margins.
Bound in modern quarter-vellum over spattered paper boards; title inked on spine, which reads: Vitruvius. Architectura.