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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 6

    ANTOLINI, Giovanni (1754-1841). Descrizione del Foro Bonaparte. Parma: Bodoni, 1806. 2 volumes (text and plates), 2° (553 x 437mm). Small title-vignette, 10 engraved plans and 14 aquatint plates in bistre (minor defect in lower margin of last 4 leaves causing a small hole in 2 leaves). Contemporary half calf calf (rubbed) and later portfolio. Provenance: library stamp on title.

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    ANTOLINI, Giovanni (1754-1841). Descrizione del Foro Bonaparte. Parma: Bodoni, 1806. 2 volumes (text and plates), 2° (553 x 437mm). Small title-vignette, 10 engraved plans and 14 aquatint plates in bistre (minor defect in lower margin of last 4 leaves causing a small hole in 2 leaves). Contemporary half calf calf (rubbed) and later portfolio. Provenance: library stamp on title.

    Another copy with the unfolded plates loose in a portfolio. Brooks 995. (2)


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