Lorini, Le fortificationi nuovamente ristampate, Venice, 1609, contemporary limp vellum
Lorini, Le fortificationi nuovamente ristampate, Venice, 1609, contemporary limp vellum
Lorini, Le fortificationi nuovamente ristampate, Venice, 1609, contemporary limp vellum
Lorini, Le fortificationi nuovamente ristampate, Venice, 1609, contemporary limp vellum
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Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

Lorini, Le fortificationi nuovamente ristampate, Venice, 1609, contemporary limp vellum

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

Lorini, Le fortificationi nuovamente ristampate, Venice, 1609, contemporary limp vellum

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

LORINI, BONAIUTO

Le fortificationi nuovamente ristampate, corrette & ampliate di tutto quello che mancava per la lor compita perfettione, con l'aggiunta del sesto libro. Venice: Francesco Rampazetto, 1609


folio (350 x 240mm.), woodcut of a cannon on both title-pages, engraved portrait of the author, woodcut initials and tailpieces, woodcut illustrations (some double-page), woodcut printer's device above colophon, contemporary limp vellum, small marginal hole in A1, quire V misbound, binding slightly soiled, lacking two pairs of ties


A crisp copy. Lorini worked for the Venetian state on projects such as the impressive fortress new town of Palmanova, built on a nine-pointed star plan (one of Lorini's illustrations shows an eight-pointed star fortress).


LITERATURE:

Cockle 791; USTC 4036744


PROVENANCE:

George Baillie (1664-1738), armorial bookplate dated 1724 and signature on title-page

Condition Report

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Lorini, Le fortificationi nuovamente ristampate, Venice, 1609, contemporary limp vellum
Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131
Lorini, Le fortificationi nuovamente ristampate, Venice, 1609, contemporary limp vellum
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