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Excerpts from the Four books on architecture

Author: Andrea Palladio; Ronald Keller; Red Angel Press.; Press Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Bremen, Maine ; New York City : Red Angel Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Printed on Fabriano Artistico paper, numbered by the artist / publisher / printer, Ronald Keller; page size: 17-1/4 x 10- 1/4 inches; [i-v] 14 numbered pages with colophon printed on verso of page 14 which is a fold-out ; artist book includes a paper cast rendering of the Villa Almerico - Capra which is mounted on the back cover of the book ; the front cover is split in the center and the pages open both to the left  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Specimens
Rare books
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Palladio; Ronald Keller; Red Angel Press.; Press Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 191821042
Notes: "From the First book on architecture": p. [5] in front.
Includes a plan, elevation, and cast paper sculpture of La Rotonda (Villa Almerico-Capra).
Double spine binding, with 2 facing gatherings designed to be read sequentially across both gatherings, opening by opening.
Cast paper sculpture mounted on shared inner back cover.
"Fifty copies of this book were printed ... ": colophon.
LC copy is no. 6; signed by Ronald Keller, the designer.
Description: [6], 14. [2] pages (last leaf folded) : illustrations ; 27 x 43 cm
Other Titles: Quattro libri dell'architettura.
Palladio
Responsibility: Andrea Palladio ; translated by Robert Tavernor & Richard Schofield.

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Printed on Fabriano Artistico paper, numbered by the artist / publisher / printer, Ronald Keller; page size: 17-1/4 x 10- 1/4 inches; [i-v] 14 numbered pages with colophon printed on verso of page 14 which is a fold-out ; artist book includes a paper cast rendering of the Villa Almerico - Capra which is mounted on the back cover of the book ; the front cover is split in the center and the pages open both to the left and right ; as the pages are turned, the leaves are trimmed narrower, gradually revealing the cast paper bas-relief image of the facade of La Rotonda on the inside back cover ; bound in tan cloth with the title, "PALLADIO" printed in deeper brown to the left of center ; title page is printed in brown and black ; text is set in Bembo and Caslon for the title ; text is further embellished by two additional architectural renderings by Palladio--(Cf. Bibliopoly).

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