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Fra Luca de Pacioli of Borgo S. Sepolcro

Illustrated by Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, 1452–1519), Illustrated by Piero della Francesca (Italian, born about 1415–died in 1492), Typographical design by Bruce Rogers (American, 1870–1957), Author Stanley Morison (English, 1889–1967), Author Luca Pacioli (Italian, died about 1514), Author Philip Hofer (American, 1898–1984), Publisher Grolier Club (American, founded in 1884), Printer Cambridge University Press

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA


Overall: 32 x 22.1 x 2 cm (12 5/8 x 8 11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous photomechanical linecuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York: The Grolier Club, 1933) Folio; [2 ff.] vii pp. [1 f.] 105 pp.; original publisher’s half gilt-stamped vellum, decorated pastepaper boards (light tan cloth slipcase).

Illustrations of roman capital letters.

New York: The Grolier Club, 1933


Acquired from the publisher in 1934 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom given to MFA, January 10, 1935.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund