LE FABRICHE, E VEDUTE DI VENETIA. VENICE: GIOVANNI BATTISTA FINAZZI, [1705?]
oblong quarto (300 x 418mm.), engraved title-page, engraved dedication dated 17 May 1703, 103 numbered engraved plates in their second state (with numbering but without the publisher's name, plates 102-103 in first state), contemporary speckled calf, small holes in last few plates, rebacked retaining original spine, corners repaired
A fine and crisp set of plates depicting the churches, monuments and palazzi of Venice, which served as a model for the vedutisti of the later eighteenth century.
Reale & Succi, Luca Carlevarijs e la veduta veneziana del Settecento (Milan, 1994), pp.297-298
Emily Mercer Lansdowne, armorial bookplate; Shelburne, pencil inscription at head of title-page
Emily (1819-1895) married Henry, Earl of Shelburne in 1843 and became Marchioness of Lansdowne in 1863.
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