Sale: 328 / Rare Books, Nov. 19./20. 2007 in Hamburg Lot 553

 
Italien - Poleni, G., Memorie istoriche cupola Vaticano. 1748


 
553
Italien
Poleni, G., Memorie istoriche cupola Vaticano. 1748
Estimate:
€ 1,500 / $ 1,710
Sold:
€ 1,440 / $ 1.641

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
[Poleni, G.], Memorie istoriche della gran cupola del Tempio Vaticano ... in libri cinque. With engr. title vignette, 28 folding coperplates and 1 engr. head vignette and 1 stamped initial. Padua, Stamperia del Seminario 1748. Contemp. vellum. Folio. 4 ll., 470 cols.
Brit. Arch. Libri. III, 2588. - Cicognara 3842. - UCBA II, 1627. - Only edition. - "La dottrina dell'autore in queste materie ci risparmia dal far cenno sulla preziosita del lavoro" (Cicognara). - The coppers with architectural details, construction drawings and views of the large cupola. - Half title shop-soiled and with small marginal defect. Edges partly burst and bumped, partly with wormholes (especially on spine), front cover discoloured. Inside almost spotless, wide-margined copy on firm paper.

553
Italien
Poleni, G., Memorie istoriche cupola Vaticano. 1748
Estimate:
€ 1,500 / $ 1,710
Sold:
€ 1,440 / $ 1.641

(incl. 20% surcharge)