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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Roland Fréart, sieur de Chambray; Leon Battista Alberti; John Evelyn
|Notes:||Added t.p., engraved, with portrait: A parallel of architecture both ancient & moderne, by Roland Fréart, Sr. de Chambray.
First edition, second issue; a reissue of the sheets of the first edition, 1664, which appeared under title: A parallel of the antient architecture with the modern.
Signatures: 2 leaves unsigned, a⁴, *b², A⁴, B-C², D-Y⁴ (*b² wanting; Y₄, verso, advertisements).
Imperfect copy: 7th-8th prelim. leaves (dedication to Sir John Denham) wanting; p. 73-74 (sig. M₁) supplied from another copy?
Commendatory poem by John Beale.
Bound in half calf.
Cf. Keynes, Geoffrey. John Evelyn ... Cambridge [Eng.] 1937, p. 167-168, no. 75.
|Description:||12 preliminary leaves, 159 pages illustrations, diagrams 35 cm|
|Responsibility:||Published for the benefit of builders, limners, and painters. By John Evelyn ... Adorned with fifty one copper plates.|