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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 669

    RUBENS, Peter Paul (1577-1640). [Palazzi antichi [moderni] di Genova. Antwerp: no publisher, 1622]. 2 volumes in one, 4°. Half title, dedication, 139 engraved plates and plans, numbered 1 - 72 and 1 - 67, some double-page or folding (lacking general titles, a few repairs at margins, blank corner of one plate torn away and torn without loss, another plate creased and soiled at foremargin, some light mainly marginal staining and soiling, a few ink spots). Contemporary calf gilt, spine gilt in compartments, red morocco lettering-piece (worn, joints splitting). Berlin Kat. 2657; Brunet IV, 1442; not in Fowler.

    Price Realised  

    RUBENS, Peter Paul (1577-1640). [Palazzi antichi [moderni] di Genova. Antwerp: no publisher, 1622]. 2 volumes in one, 4°. Half title, dedication, 139 engraved plates and plans, numbered 1 - 72 and 1 - 67, some double-page or folding (lacking general titles, a few repairs at margins, blank corner of one plate torn away and torn without loss, another plate creased and soiled at foremargin, some light mainly marginal staining and soiling, a few ink spots). Contemporary calf gilt, spine gilt in compartments, red morocco lettering-piece (worn, joints splitting). Berlin Kat. 2657; Brunet IV, 1442; not in Fowler.


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