1 woodcut diagram.
CIBN records variants in quire .
Collation: [1⁴; 2-4⁸ 5-7⁶ 8⁸ 9⁶ 10-12⁸ 13⁶ 14⁸]: 98 leaves.
Edited by Johannes Sulpitius Verulanus.
For the terminus post quem, see Paulys Realencyclopädie, vol. IX A, 1, 1961, cols 481-83 (CIBN); the copy at Corpus Christi, Oxford was purchased at Rome on 16 Aug. 1487 (cf. BMC and Rhodes).
Paper format: Chancery folio
PML copy leaf dimensions: 28.4 x 20 cm
PML previous copy 2 (PML 76064, Mellon) was sold in the Sexton sale, 1981.
Printed in type 3:112R assigned to Silber.
Printer based on type identification. Proctor and Copinger assigned to Georgius Herolt; H. Degering, Festgabe Haebler (1919), pp.175-202 assigned to an eponymous printer, "Printer of Virtruvius," as also the Frontinus (Goff F-324) with which the Vitruvius is often bound.
Title from incipit (leaf /1r): L. VICTRUVII POLLIONIS AD CESAREM AUGUSTUM DE ARCHITECTURA LIBER PRIMUS.
Hand decoration: Rubrication unrealized. Annotations: Contemporary marginal notations throughout (also in Frontinus), identified as Marcus Musurus by Hoskier, and another hand. Manicules with elongated forefinger. Contemporary foliation.