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Piranesi, Giovanni Battista
OPERE VARIE DI ARCHITETTURA, PROSPETTIVE, GROTTESCHI, ANTICHITA, SUL GUSTO DEGLI ANTICHI ROMANI. ROME, 1750 [BUT 1761 OR LATER]
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 4,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
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Piranesi, Giovanni Battista
OPERE VARIE DI ARCHITETTURA, PROSPETTIVE, GROTTESCHI, ANTICHITA, SUL GUSTO DEGLI ANTICHI ROMANI. ROME, 1750 [BUT 1761 OR LATER]
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 4,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Piranesi, Giovanni Battista
OPERE VARIE DI ARCHITETTURA, PROSPETTIVE, GROTTESCHI, ANTICHITA, SUL GUSTO DEGLI ANTICHI ROMANI. ROME, 1750 [BUT 1761 OR LATER]
folio (559 x 410mm.), title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, engraved frontispiece, and 27 engraved plates, comprising 16 full-page, 5 plates with 2 views, and 6 folding, nineteenth-century half vellum, papered boards, title and frontispiece spotted, other light spotting marginal soiling, one folding plate slightly frayed a edge, binding with some worming and worn
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Provenance

Conte Giuseppe Martelli of Florence, eighteenth-century armorial bookplate with motto "Sola virtus vera nobilitas" [Bragaglia 541]

Literature

Focillon nos. 2-13, 17-18, 20-23, and 121-132; Hind pp.78-81 ('later edition B')

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