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Author: Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528.

Title: Vier Bücher von menschlicher Proportion.

Title page title: Hjerin[n] sind begriffen vier Bücher von menschlicher Proportion.

Publication: [Nuremberg : Hieronymus Formschneyder], 1528.

Collation: [264] p.; 30 cm. (folio).

General notes:

Colophon, Z3b: "Gedruckt Nürenberg durch Jeronymum Formschneyder auff Verlegung Albrecht Dürers verlassen Witib im jar von Christi gepurt 1528 am letzten tag Octobris."
Signatures: A-M6 N4 O4(O1+1) P-S6 T4 V-X6 Y4(Y2+1) Z6.
O2 and Y3 are actually folded plates.
"Elegia Bilibaldi Pierckeymheri in obitum Aloberti Dürere"-- leaf. 131.


BM STC German, 1455–1600, p. 256
Garrison-Morton (5th ed.) no. 149

Notes about NLM's copy:

Armorial bookplate of Sir Thomas Brooke, Bart., Armitage Bridge.

Call number: WZ 240 D853v 1528