Venice: Francesco Sanese, 1589. Second. hardcover. Elaborate woodcut title page, medallion portrait of Bartoli, and numerous woodcut diagrams and illustrations, including 2 folding plates. Small 4to, early limp vellum. Venetia: Franceso Sanese, 1589. very good(+).
Second edition of this early, important treatise on surveying, using the woodblocks from the first edition of 1564. Clean, crisp copy, with the ownership signature of art historian Meyer Schapiro.