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Frontispiece and title page of the 1676 English edition of Vincenzo Scamozzi's 'The mirror of architecture' (L'Idea della architettura universale), incorporating a portait of Scamozzi

RIBA Ref No RIBA38330
Architect/DesignerScamozzi, Vincenzo (1548-1616)
Subject Date1676
Image Date1676
Library ReferenceEW E.g.755
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectTypography ; Architects ; Book design
SOURCE: Vincenzo Scamozzi.The mirror of architecture: or The ground-rules of the art of building, exactly laid down by Vincent Scamozzi (London, 1676), frontispiece and title page NOTES: The first edition of Scamozzi's text appeared in 1615. This paraphrase of book six was prepared by William Fisher, based on Schuym's Dutch edition of 1662 and was first published in 1669.

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