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Author: Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472
Short Title: De re aedificatoria (1485)
Title: De re aedificatoria.
Imprint: Florence: Nicolaus Laurentii, 1485.
Comments and Notes: Hain-Cop. *419, Pellechet 266, Proctor 6131 (8 Florence 4-7) Signatues: a-d8 e6 f-o8 p6 q-z8 &8 [reversed c]8 [rum]8. L.C. copy agrees with Hain description, with following exceptions: (a) L.C. copy has no periods in the lines quoted, except f. 1b, line 1 "suo." and "S" and 1. 203b at end of lines 8 and 19. (b) f. 203b, line 13, L.C.: "Aedificatoria" … (Hain: "aedificatoria" …) line 17, L. C.: … "Alamani" … (Hain: … "Alemani" …) f. 204a, at end, L.C.: "EINIS" (Hain: "FINIS") Many variations from Pellechet, which gives two different colophons, one that of the Bibliothèque nationale copy (similar to the colophon quoted by Copinger but different from L.C. colophon) Edited by Angelus Politianus, with additions by Baptista Siculus. cf. Goff A215. Provenance: Bern Dibner (donor); Henricus Morganus (autograph); inscription in memory of Lucido Mancinelli signed Jo. Bapt. Conradius.
Smithsonian Call Number: NA2515 .A33
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIA00215000-B
A-0215