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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1

    ALBERTOLLI, Giocondo (1743-1839). Ornamenti diversi. Milan: si vendono dallo stesso Albertolli, [1782]. 2° (523 x 380mm). Engraved title and 24 plates on 22 sheets by Giacomi Mercoli after the author. Contemporary mottled sheep (very rubbed). FIRST EDITION. Berlin Katalog 595; Cicognara 390.

    Price Realised  

    ALBERTOLLI, Giocondo (1743-1839). Ornamenti diversi. Milan: si vendono dallo stesso Albertolli, [1782]. 2° (523 x 380mm). Engraved title and 24 plates on 22 sheets by Giacomi Mercoli after the author. Contemporary mottled sheep (very rubbed). FIRST EDITION. Berlin Katalog 595; Cicognara 390.

    ALBERTOLLI, Giocondo. Alcune decorazioni di nobili sale ed altri ornamenti. Milan: no publisher, 1787. 2° (600 x 445mm). Engraved title, dedication leaf and 22 plates by Mercoli and Andrea de Bernardis. Contemporary mottled sheep (rubbed). The second part of the Ornamenti diversi. FIRST EDITION. Berlin Katalog 595 (calling for 22 plates); Cicognara 391 (calling for 23 plates).

    ALBERTOLLI, Giocondo. Miscellanea per i giovani studioso del disegno. Milan: Albertolli, 1796, 2° (607 x 458mm). Engraved title, dedication leaf and 20 plates by Mercoli, Giuseppe Longhi and Rafaello Albertolli, 5 printed in sanguine. Contemporary boards (rubbed). The third, and last, part of the Ornamenti diversi. FIRST EDITION. Berlin Katalog 596; Cicognara 392 'Questa è la terza parte dell'opera che contiene XX tavole, le quali possono riputarsi le più belle di tutta l'opera'. (3)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    ORDER OF SALE

    A MILANESE COLLECTION LOTS 1 - 36

    16TH-CENTURY BOOKS LOTS 37 - 54

    17TH-CENTURY BOOKS LOTS 55 - 86

    18TH-CENTURY BOOKS LOTS 87 - 118

    19TH-CENTURY BOOKS LOTS 119 - 163

    MODERN FIRST EDITIONS LOTS 164 - 259

    OTHER 20TH-CENTURY BOOKS LOTS 260 - 289

    AUTOGRAPH LETTERS AND MANUSCRIPTS LOTS 290 - 335





    A MILANESE COLLECTION