Martini, Francesco di Giorgio, 1439-1502

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Martini, Francesco di Giorgio, 1439-1502

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Date: 1476-1477

AuthorFrancesco di Giorgio

 

Language: Italian

 

Trattati di architettura ingegneria e arte militare

This  is a witness to the first version of the treatise which was probably finished ca. 1476-77; The order of contents is as follows: fortresses; temples, churches and theaters; columns and other architectural details; plans for palaces; aqueducts; measuring and surveying; instruments of war.

Manuscript on paper (sturdy) of what is probably the first version of the treatise, finished ca. 1476-77. The order of contents is as follows: fortresses; temples, churches and theaters; columns and other architectural details; plans for palaces; aqueducts; measuring and surveying; instruments of war.

115 pages of Martini, Francesco di Giorgio, best works of ----

Architecture

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