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Vitruvius Pollio, Marcus. Baukunst. Aus der romischen Urschrift ubersetzt von August Rode. Leipzig: Georg Joachim Goschen, 1796. Two volume set, first edition of Rode’s translation, later cloth spine over original marbled boards. 4to. xxiv, 284, xxiv; viii, 307, 47, [xvi]. Two engraved title vignettes, woodcut illustrations. Boards rubbed, signature cut and replaced with contemporary laid paper on vol. I title; only affecting margin, bookplate. First edition in German since the 1548 edition by Ryff. August Rode (1751-1837) compiled this edition while at Dessau and Worlitz where he served as secretary and later minister to Duke Leopols Friedrich Franz von Anhalt-Desseau, creator of the earliest neoclassical garden sites in Germany. Rode added a useful 44 pp. dictionary to the end of volume two.
Baukunst. Aus der romischen Urschrift ubersetzt von August Rode.
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