General subject of the book
The Italian book called Trattato di Camillo … di trasportar la guglia in su la piazza di San Petro is about a erecting the Obelisk on the St. Peter square in Rome. In 1574 Pope Gregor XIII asked Camillo Agrippa to propose solutions for transporting and erecting the obelisk. He wrote this book as a reaction.
Organization of the book
The book is organised in a foreword an two main chaptres. The first main chapter is about techniques of transporting the obelisk and is written by Camillo Agrippa himself, whereas the second is about the general discussion about this act.
Size of the book
Height: 265mm Width: 160 mm Depth: 15 mm
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