“Architettura con diversi ornamenti cavati dall’ antico” is a book about different ornaments. It’s separated into 3 sections, the first one containing only illustrations, the second section is text and the third one is a mixture of both, where he explains the illustrations directly.
The size of the book when closed is 265 millimeters on the short side and 38.5 millimeters on the long side. It’s height be 2 centimeters. From these sizes you can tell that it most strongly represents the category folio.
The cover of the book is made of vellum. The pages of the book make the impression as if they are taken out from an old version of the book and then put and glued into a new book. The fact that illustration number 31 is missing and then appears after illustration 38 supports this impression. In total it contains 58 illustrations. The total of pages is 92. This already shows that the book is based on illustrations. They show various capitals, columns and even a few profiles of tempels in the antiquity, which he analyses. Most of the capitals and columns are organized in proportions.