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Author: Serlio, Sebastiano, 1475-1554.
Title: The first booke of architecture, made by Sebastian Serly, entreating of geometrie. Translated out of Italian into Dutch, and out of Dutch into English.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The first booke of architecture, made by Sebastian Serly, entreating of geometrie. Translated out of Italian into Dutch, and out of Dutch into English.
Serlio, Sebastiano, 1475-1554., Peake, Robert, 1592?-1667,

London: Printed [by Simon Stafford and Thomas Snodham] for Robert Peake, and are to be sold at his shop neere Holborne conduit, next to the Sunne Tauerne, Anno Dom. 1611.
Alternate titles: Tutte l'opere d'architettura. English Tutte l'opere d'architettura.
Notes:
A translation of: Tutte l'opere d'architettura.
Translator's dedication signed: Robert Peake.
Colophon, last leaf recto, reads "Printed at London, by Simon Stafford. 1611.".
Books 2-5 each have separate title page, foliation, and register. The title page to book 2 is printed on 1H2.
The woodcuts for the title-page borders and illustrations were first used in the Antwerp edition of 1553. They were later used in the 1606 edition in Dutch printed in Amsterdam by C. Claeszoon, who also printed them on sheets otherwise blank and shipped them to Basel, where letterpress in German was overprinted in 1608, and to London for the present edition. Thomas Snodham printed only the bifolium following the first title page (STC addendum).
Book 2 A1 is cancelled.
Variant: "Printed by Robert Peake" blocked out on one or more of the title pages to books 1, 2, 4, or 5 (book 3 lacks imprint).
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Lacks the two leaves after first title page.
Subject terms:
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A11922.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE HIGH AND MIGHTIE PRINCE, HENRY, Prince of VVales▪
To the Louers of Architecture.
¶ The first Booke of Architecture, made by Sebastian Serly, entreating of Geometrie.
¶ The first Chapter.
title page
The second Booke. A Treatise of Perspectiues, touching the Superficies.
The second Chapter.
Of Perspectiue vvorkes, touching Bodies or Massiue things.
A Treatise of Scenes, or places to play in.
Of Artificiall lights of the Scenes.
colophon
title page
To the Reader.
The third Booke of Antiquitie.
The fourth Chapter.
The forme of the Pantheon without.
The inner part of the Temple or Pantheon.
colophon
title page
To the wel-willers of Architecture.
Sebastian Serlius to the Reader.
The Author to the Reader.
Of the order and maner of Thuscan workes, and the Ornaments thereof.
The fist Chapter.
The maner of Dorica, and the Ornaments thereof. The sixt Chapter.
Corrections of the aforesayd text, by S. Serlie.
illustrations
Of the order of Ionica, and the Ornaments thereof. The seuenth Chapter.
S. Serlii vpon the speach aforesayd.
illustration
Of the order of Corinthia worke, and the Ornaments thereof. The eyght Chapter.
illustration
The maner of Composita Building, with the Ornaments thereof, The ninth Chapter.
part
Of foure maner of Simmetries.
Of Bricke.
Of Doores of Wood, and of Metall. The tenth Chapter.
Of the Frames of Doores
Of Ornaments of Pictures within and without the houses. The eleuenth Chapter.
Of flat Roofes, and the Ornaments thereof. The twelfth Chapter.
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THE FIFT BOOKE: Of diuers maners of Temples.
The foureteenth Chapter.
Of diuers formes of Temples
colophon