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Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano: et delle fabriche di nostro signore papa Sisto V fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana, architetto di Sva Santita, libro primo

Collection Data

Names
Bonifacio, Natale, 1538-1592 (Engraver)
Fontana, Domenico, 1543-1607 (Author)
Basa, Domenico, fl. 1579-1596 (Publisher)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1590
Place: Roma
Publisher: Domenico Basa
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: Parsons *KB+ 1590 (Fontana, D. Della Trasportatione Dell' Obelisco Vaticano)
Topics
Sixtus V, Pope, 1520-1590
Obelisco Vaticano (Vatican City)
Genres
Books
Prints
Architectural drawings
Design drawings
Drawings
Notes
Numbering: Three of the plates are numbered 66 secondo, 75 secondo and 76 primo. Plate 65 is double and pl. 75 secondo is a folded plate of three leaves.
Content: With photograph of the mural in the Vatican Library depicting the moving of the obelisk, pasted on inside of back cover.
Citation/reference: Brunet, II, 1329
Content: Engraved half-title (Del Modo Tenvto Nel Trasportare L'Obelisco Vaticano. E Delle Fabriche Fatte Da Nostro Signore Sisto .V. Libro. P.⁰) with portrait of author within architectural border (including arms of Sixtus V and of Fontana), signed: Natalis Bonifacius Sibenicen. Dalmatinus Incidebat. Romæ. 1589.
Physical Description
Extent: 108, [4] l. 38 plates, port. 42 cm
Bound in vellum, gilt, with hand-painted super-libros of an unidentified member of the house of Aragon.
Engravings
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 3359549
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13797212
Library of Congress Control Number: 64058226
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d48c2b70-c6db-012f-f254-58d385a7bc34
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