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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 31

    SANQUIRICO, Alessandro. Scene teatrali. Milan: Antonio Bossi, 1875. Oblong 2° (364 x 529mm). Engraved title and 49 (only ?) aquatint plates (some foxing throughout). Original pictorial board portfolio with ties, contained in a larger portfolio.

    Price Realised  

    SANQUIRICO, Alessandro. Scene teatrali. Milan: Antonio Bossi, 1875. Oblong 2° (364 x 529mm). Engraved title and 49 (only ?) aquatint plates (some foxing throughout). Original pictorial board portfolio with ties, contained in a larger portfolio.

    Included in the lot are 53 loose prints, all but a very few aquatints, 51 of them after Sanquirico and dated 1812-32. They are all of a theatrical nature and several feature Egyptian scenes. 11 are before letters and 4 are hand-coloured.


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