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    Sale 7806

    Lord St. Helens and Sir William FitzHerbert The Collections of a Diplomat and a Courtier

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 654

    FONTANA, Carlo (1634-1714). L' Anfiteatro Flavio descritto e delineato. The Hague [but Rome]: "Appresso Isaco Vaillant", 1725. 2°. Engraved illustration on title, 24 engraved plates and plans, initials and culs-du-lampe (title lightly spotted and stained, a few plates and leaves very lightly browned and spotted, very small piece torn from foremargin of one leaf). Contemporary calf gilt, spine gilt in compartments with red morocco lettering-piece (quite heavily rubbed and scuffed, some loss to head and foot of spine). Brunet II, 1329; Cicognara 3730.

    Price Realised  

    FONTANA, Carlo (1634-1714). L' Anfiteatro Flavio descritto e delineato. The Hague [but Rome]: "Appresso Isaco Vaillant", 1725. 2°. Engraved illustration on title, 24 engraved plates and plans, initials and culs-du-lampe (title lightly spotted and stained, a few plates and leaves very lightly browned and spotted, very small piece torn from foremargin of one leaf). Contemporary calf gilt, spine gilt in compartments with red morocco lettering-piece (quite heavily rubbed and scuffed, some loss to head and foot of spine). Brunet II, 1329; Cicognara 3730.


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