Architectura et perspectiva. Etlicher Festungen Städt Kirchen Schlösser und Häuser
Engraver Johann Theodor de Bry (Netherlandish, 1561–1623), Copied after Thomas de Leu (French, about 1555–about 1612), Author Jacques Perret (French, 16th–17th century), Publisher Wolfgang Richter (German, 17th century)
Place of Publication: Frankfurt, Germany
Brunet IV, 511-12 (French eds.); VD17 3:605941Z
Overall: 32 x 21.5 x 5.3 cm (12 5/8 x 8 7/16 x 2 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with engraved title page and 27 engravings
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(Frankfurt: Wolfgang Richter, 1602) Folio; 112 leaves; original gilt-stamped armorial green vellum binding (green cloth box). [Note: book misbound on either side of another publication in collection] BOUND with: 50.6.2-15 (Hofmann album)
Engraved architectural title page; 27 engraved plates of fortresses, towns, churches, castles, and houses.
Frankfurt: Wolfgang Richter, 1602
Ferdinand Hoffmann, Baron Gruenstein (1540-1607, Grünpichl and Strechau) given by him to his wife, Margaretha von Harrach; by descent through the Counts Harrach, to the Hradec Library; William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, January 12, 1950.
William A. Sargent Fund