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    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 370

    VITRUVIUS POLLIO, Marcus. L'architettura di Marco Vitruvio Pollione colla traduzione Italiana e commento del Marchese Berardo Galiani. Naples: Stamperia Simoniana, 1758.

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    VITRUVIUS POLLIO, Marcus. L'architettura di Marco Vitruvio Pollione colla traduzione Italiana e commento del Marchese Berardo Galiani. Naples: Stamperia Simoniana, 1758.

    2o (389 x 262 mm). Parallel text in Italian and Latin. Engraved frontispiece and headpiece, title vignette, 25 fold-out plates by Francesco Cepparuli after designs by Berardo, woodcut tailpieces, initials, and diagrams. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards (covers detached, spine perishing).

    First edition of Galiani's translation and commentary. Berlin Kat. 1820; Cicognara 733; Fowler 424.


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