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      Sale 2451 | Lot 21
      Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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      • Sale 2451 Lot 21

        (ARCHITECTURE.) Mauclerc, Julien. Traitté de l'Architecture suivant Vitruve, ou il traitte des cinq ordres de colomnes. Engraved portrait of Mauclerc, title vignette, frontispiece, and 41 plates engraved by René Boyvin. Folio, 18th century Italian vellum, somewhat bowed; edges trimmed and stained red; dampstaining to upper margin affecting top of plates and text; does not contain the five additional plates and 2 supplement plates by Daret sometimes found; ex-collection Convent of the Barefoot Carmelites, Montpellier, France, with their manuscript ex-libris on title. Second Edition, but the first to appear under this title (the first published 1600 being exceedingly scarce) and the only book by mauclerc, describing and illustrating the orders. Cicognara 563; Berlin 2361; Fowler 194; LeBlanc I, nos 69-111; Destailleur 213-14. Paris: Pierre Daret, 1648

        Estimate $1,000 - 1,500