Etliche underricht zu befestigung der Stett Schloss und Flecken (Treatise on the Fortification of City, Castle, and Places)

1527


Place of Publication: Nuremberg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Meder Books XXVIII, 1527, first edition; Murray, German, 151.

Dimensions

Overall: 32.4 x 22.2 x 4 cm (12 3/4 x 8 3/4 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1618.2

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous woodcut diagrams and plans

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Nuremberg: Hieronymus Andreae, 1527) Folio; 36 leaves [lacking plate with large aerial view]; contemporary pigskin, tooled with rolls of classical motifs and single tools around central compartment with decorative foliage around repeated single tool, brass clasps (tan cloth box).

BOUND with Dürer, Underweysung der Messung (Nuremberg: 1525) [38.1618.2]


Nuremberg: Hieronymus Andreae, 1527

Provenance

Old library inscription on title of Underweysung; inscription inside upper cover ("Given to Dr. Lautensack [Lautenspek?] by Mother Jan 3rd 1905"); Goodspeed's Bookshop, Boston, from whom purchased by MFA, November 10, 1938.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund