1680 Architecture ART Eveyln English RARE FOLIO Freart Palladio Serlio Vignola

FREART, Roland

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Roland Freart was a French architecture theorist who, while not an architect himself, published important architecture treatises that helped focus French design in the 17th-century. His works were popular throughout Europe, not just in France, and in England, author John Evelyn published an English edition that featured 50+ impressive engravings.

 

Published in 1680 with a revised title of ‘Whole Body of Ancient and Modern Architecture’, was published with hopes adjusting ‘backward’ English architectural tastes. (Kastan).

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1680 Architecture ART Eveyln English RARE FOLIO Freart Palladio Serlio Vignola

 

Roland Freart was a French architecture theorist who, while not an architect himself, published important architecture treatises that helped focus French design in the 17th-century. His works were popular throughout Europe, not just in France, and in England, author John Evelyn published an English edition that featured 50+ impressive engravings.

 

Published in 1680 with a revised title of ‘Whole Body of Ancient and Modern Architecture’, was published with hopes adjusting ‘backward’ English architectural tastes. (Kastan).

 

Item number: #7009

Price: $1950

FREART, Roland

The whole body of antient and modern architecture : comprehending what has been said of it by these ten principal authors who have written upon the five orders, viz., Palladio and Scamozzi, Serlio and Vignola, D. Barbaro and Cataneo, L.B. Alberti and Viola, Buliant and De Lorme, compared with one another : also an account of architects and architecture in an historical and etmological explanation of certain terms particularly used by architects : with Leon Baptista Alberti’s Treatise of statues

London: Printed for J.P., sold by C. Wilkinson, 1680.

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages

o   [24], 159

o   51 engravings

  • References: Wing C 1924; Kastan, Oxford Encyclopedia. II, p. 295
  • Provenance:

o   Handwritten – Roger Brashaigh, 1681

  • Sir Roger Bradshaigh, 1st Baronet (1628 – 1684) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1660 to 1679.

o   Handwritten – Tho. Markland, 1684

  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~14in X 9.25in (35.5cm x 23.5cm)
  • Very rare with no other example for sale worldwide

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7009

Categories

Arts & Architecture

European History

Authors

FREART, Roland

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete