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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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Feb 3, 2018 Gurlitt, Cornelius, 1850-1938; Vinaccia, Gaetano; Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580
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Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture
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Nov 8, 2015 Vasi, Giuseppe, 1710-1782; Bianchini, Giuseppe, 1704-1764
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Topic: Architecture
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Nov 8, 2015 Vasi, Giuseppe, 1710-1782; Bianchini, Giuseppe, 1704-1764
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Topic: Architecture
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Nov 8, 2015 Vasi, Giuseppe, 1710-1782; Bianchini, Giuseppe, 1704-1764
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Topic: Architecture
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Nov 8, 2015 Vasi, Giuseppe, 1710-1782; Bianchini, Giuseppe, 1704-1764
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Topic: Architecture
American Libraries
Nov 3, 2011 Simões, Augusto Filippe, 1835-1884. [from old catalog]
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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Topics: Church architecture, Church architecture
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=eeYDAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Oberlin College Art Library Special Collections
- Vignola, 1507-1573; Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564, artist
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Topics: George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830, Architecture -- Orders -- Early works to 1800,...
Includes index
Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Roman
Getty Research Institute
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First published Rome, 1562; see R. Mortimer, Italian 16th-cent., 539
Topics: Architecture, Columns
Getty Research Institute
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5 v. : 48 cm
Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture -- Italy
Binding: heavy tan paper. Title written on spine. Edges roughly trimmed
Topics: Art, Architecture, Artists, Architects
University of Connecticut Libraries
- Cerio, Edwin
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Topic: Architecture, Domestic
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- Visentini, Antonio, 1688-1782; Gallaccini, Teofilo, 1564-1641. Trattato di Teofilo Gallaccini sopra gli errori degli architetti
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Etched frontispiece and ill
Topics: Architecture, Architecture
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- Sgrilli, Bernardo Sansone, fl. 1733-1755
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Signatures: A⁸ B⁶
Topics: Villa Demidoff (Pratolino, Italy), Villas, Parks, Garden structures, Follies (Architecture)
Emory University Libraries
- Gamucci, Bernardo; Porcacchi, Thomaso, ca. 1530-1585?; Varchi, Benedetto, 1503-1565; Dosio, Giovanni Antonio, 1533-ca. 1609; Varisco, Giovanni, fl. 1558-1590, printer
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Imprint from colophon
Topic: Architecture
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- Rondelet, Jean Baptiste, 1734-1829, author; Soresina, Basilio, translator
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Translation of the sixth edition of: Traité théorique et pratique de l'art de bâtir
Topics: Building, Architecture, Masonry, Architecture, Building, Masonry
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- Vasari, Giorgio, 1511-1574, author
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Topics: Art, Architecture, Artists, Art, Artists
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- Rusconi, Giovanni Antonio, 1520?-1587
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[12], 148 p. : 31 cm. (fol.)
Topics: Vitruvius Pollio. De architectura -- Illustrations, Architecture
Topics: Architecture, Public works
2 volumes ; 31 cm
Topics: Architecture -- Dictionaries -- Italian, Architecture -- History, Architecture
Getty Research Institute
- Vignola, 1507-1573
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[4], 99, [45] leaves of plates : 43 cm
Topics: Architecture -- Orders, Architecture -- Terminology
Emory University Libraries
- Manilli, Jacomo; Manzoni, Jacob, former owner. GEU
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Signatures: a⁸ (-a8) A-L⁸
Topics: Villa Borghese (Rome, Italy), Architecture
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- Rubens, Peter Paul, 1577-1640
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Dedication to Carlo Grimaldi signed by Reubens and dated: d'Anuersa, alli 29. di maggio, 1622
Topics: Palaces, Architecture, Domestic
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- Bibiena, Ferdinando Galli, 1657-1743; Bibiena, Ferdinando Galli, 1657-1743. Architettura civile; Accademia clementina
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This is an expanded edition of the author's L'architettura civile (1711)
Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Perspective, Geometry, Architectural drawing
Bound in old stiff marbled paper wrappers; paper label on front wrapper; edges stained yellow
Topics: Santa Maria del Monte (Shrine : Varese, Italy), Christian shrines, Church architecture, Mysteries...
Sloan candidate
Topics: Scaurus, Marcus Aemilius, Laurentine Villa (Laurentum), Architecture, Domestic, Palaces
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- Fanelli, Francesco, 17th cent
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Leaf [1], engraved t.p. Thirteen of the 15 plates that follow depict fountains; the last 2 depict grottoes
Topics: Fountains, Cave architecture, Garden structures, Grottoes
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- Rubens, Peter Paul, 1577-1640
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Dedication to Carlo Grimaldi signed by Reubens and dated: d'Anuersa, alli 29. di maggio, 1622
Topics: Palaces, Architecture, Domestic
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- Vasari, Giorgio, 1511-1574, author
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Topics: Art, Architecture, Artists, Art, Artists
Vol. 1: [4] p., XVI, 1-176, 181-232, [4] p.; vol. 2: 180 leaves of plates
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Architecture, Architecture
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- Vignola, 1507-1573; Amati, Carlo, 1776-1852
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Cover title: J. Barozzi da Vignola, 1805
Topic: Architecture
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- Calderari, Ottone, 1730-1803; Diedo, Antonio, 1772-1847; Mugnon, Antonio
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Edited with commentary by A. Diedo, G. Marangoni, A. Rigato, and A. Vivorio. Includes a memorial eulogy
Topics: Calderari, Ottone, 1730-1803, Architecture, Architecture
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Imprint from colophon; imprimatur dated 1787
Topics: Tesi, Mauro Antonio, 1730-1766, Architecture, Sepulchral monuments, Architecture -- Pictorial works...
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- Gerli, Agostino; Patrini, Giuseppe, 1711-1786; Muzzi, Domenico, 1742-1812; Mantelli, Girolamo, fl. 1785-1790
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Relazione della macchina aereostatica ... -- Discorso intorno ad una nuova maniera di fare pavimenti -- Discorso intorno all'intonacatura de' muri ed all'antico modo di dipingere de' Greci e de' Greci e de' Romani detto all'encausto -- Ragionamento sopra il progetto fatto per ultimare grandiosamente la chiesa del borgo di Seregno -- Riflesso per cangiar l'aria negli spedali, nelle prigioni ed in ogni altra pubblica coabitazione
Topics: Andreani, Paolo, 1763-1823, Aeronautics, Pavements, Encaustic painting, Church architecture,...
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Topics: Castello sforzesco, Architecture
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- Lumachi, Antonio; Orlandini, Giovanni, 18th cent; Vanni, Lorenzo; Zocchi, Cosimo, fl. 1740-1787
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Third leaf is etched plate of the Baptistry by Cosimo Zocchi after Joan. Orlandini, included in pagination
Topics: Battistero di San Giovanni (Florence, Italy), Church architecture
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Theater architecture
Library's copy 2 is part of the Leonardo Borgese Collection
Topics: Loggia degli Osii (Milan, Italy), Osii family, Dwellings, Architecture
Illustrated t.p. in vol. 1., engraved by Giacomo Fontana
Topics: Church buildings, Church architecture, Church decoration and ornament, Mosaics
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- Pallavicino, Ranuccio, marchese, 1632-1712
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Dedication dated 1667
Topics: Residenzmuseum München, Architecture, Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Palaces
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Signatures: 2**¹⁰ A-V⁸ X¹⁰ Y⁶ Errata: p. 343-352. Title ornament; tail-pieces. Bound in red paper-covered boards; morocco spine with gilt tooling; gilt title on spine.
Topics: Art, Italian, Architecture, Italy, Rovigo, Early works to 1800, Description and travel, Buildings,...
Title pages printed in red and black
Topic: Architecture
Getty Research Institute
- Gabrielli, Attilio, b. 1876
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Art, Italian, Architecture
Getty Research Institute
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v. : 26 x 34 cm
Topics: Architecture -- Rome, Architecture -- Orders, Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities
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v. : 26 x 34 cm
Topics: Architecture -- Rome, Architecture -- Orders, Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities
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- Lastri, Marco, 1731-1811; Del Rosso, Giuseppe, 1760-1831; Ricci, Gaspero, publisher, printer
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Author's name from Melzi
Topics: Architecture, Art, Italian
Getty Research Institute
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The t.p.'s and plates are worn impressions of those in Bernardino Oppi's ed. of 1635 with Marchetti's name substituted for Oppi's in the imprints (it remains in the dedication dated 18 Aug. 1635, leaf II). Engraved t.p. with port. of Vignola facing left
Topics: Architecture, Columns, Doorways, Architecture -- Orders -- Early works to 1800, Architecture --...
Woodcut diagrams. Printer's device on t.p. and last p. Initials
Topics: Military architecture, Fortification, Fortification -- Early works to 1800, Military architecture...
Date from colophon. It reads: Stampato in Vinegia per Francesco Marcolini, 1559
Topics: Military architecture, Fortification
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Cornices, Columns, Architecture
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Engraved throughout
Topic: Architecture
American Libraries
- Simões, Augusto Filippe, 1835-1884. [from old catalog]
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Church architecture, Church architecture
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=rD5IEVHB1d4C&oe=UTF-8
Getty Research Institute
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Signatures: pi1 * 2* 3* a-2a
Topics: Vitruvius Pollio, Architecture, Roman, Architecture, Architecture, Roman -- Early works to 1800,...
Publisher varies: Vol. 5-7, Nella Stamperia di Arcangelo Casaletti
Topic: Architecture, Roman
Duke University Libraries
- Bottari, Giovanni Gaetano, 1689-1775
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Pages 371-384 incorrectly numbered p. 171-184
Topics: Architecture, Italian, Painting, Italian, Sculpture, Italian
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- Malaspina di Sannazaro, Luigi, marchese, 1754-1835
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Signatures: pi² A-Q R
Topics: Aesthetics, Art, Architecture, Aesthetics -- Early works to 1800, Art -- Early works to 1800,...
viii, 158, [2] p., lvi leaves of plates : 38 cm
Topics: Architecture, Architecture -- Details, Architecture -- Orders, Architecture -- Study and teaching...
Title vignettes; head and tail pieces
Topics: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture
Title vignettes; head and tail pieces
Topics: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture
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84 p., XXXVII-XXXXII, [2], XXII, [1] (blank), 17, 17-22 leaves of plates : 38 cm. (fol.)
Topics: Architecture -- Orders -- Early works to 1800, Columns -- Early works to 1800, Doorways -- Early...
Topics: Duomo di Milano, Architecture, Gothic
Offprint: Viminale. Anno 1, num. 2
Topics: Poletti, Luigi, 1792-1869, San Paolo fuori le mura (Church : Rome, Italy), Bell...
Getty Research Institute
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Of the four different issues of this 1559 edition that Ashby has distinguished by the number of lines in the preface and in the descriptive text following the triple plate of engraved views of the ports, Library's copy has 23 lines in the preface and 50 on the recto, 20 on the verso of leaf [32], corresponding to his "a" of the 1559 ed. and "A" of the first issue (1552). Italic letters throughout text, engraved roman captions
Topic: Architecture, Roman
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- Gherardesca, Alessandro
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[6] p., [24] leaves of plates : 25 cm (4to)
Topics: Architecture -- Composition, proportion, etc, Garden structures -- Design, Decoration and ornament,...
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- Chattard, Giovanni Pietro; Mainardi, Girolamo, fl. 1732; Mazzoni, Vincenzo; Eredi Barbiellini
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Vols. 2-3 have subtitle: O sia del palazzo apostolico di San Pietro
Topics: Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano, Church architecture, Church decoration and ornament
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Architecture, Palaces
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=eIMEAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
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- Zirardini, Antonio, 1725-1784
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Signatures: *¹⁰ A-R⁸ chi1 S-T* V⁴ (*3-5 signed *2-4)
Topics: Architecture, Roman, Architecture, Byzantine
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- Florence (Italy). Commissione storico-archeologica comunale
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Topic: Architecture
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"Le antichità figurate dell'alma città di Roma" [by Andrea Palladio]--P. [245]-437
Topic: Architecture
Bound in 19th-century decorated paper-covered boards; gilt leather spines; leather corners; edges stained red; bookplates of Eduard Erdmann on front pastedowns
Topics: Art, Architecture, Sculpture
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- Sadeler, Ægidius, 1568-1629; Sadeler, Marcus, 17th cent; Du Pérac, Etienne, -1604. Vestigi dell'antichità di Roma
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Library's copy 2 28 x 37 cm
Topic: Architecture
Two photographs inserted, both stamped on the back: Dott. Arch. E. Bertè - Dott. Ing. F. Morini, and annotated: Palazzo della Simonetta, prima dei bombardamenti 1943
Topics: Palaces, Architecture, Domestic
T.p. engraving with arms of Philip III of Spain, to whom the work is dedicated
Topics: Architecture, Domestic, Military architecture, Perspective, Painting, Sculpture, Architecture,...
Engraved, illustrated half-titles. T.p.s have measuring scale: il braccio fiorentino
Topics: Architecture, Architecture
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- Zocchi, Giuseppe, 1711-1767
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Engraved t.p
Topic: Architecture