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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 372

    VITRUVIUS POLLIO, Marcus. L'architettura di Marco Vitruvio Pollione tradotta e comentata dal Marchese Berardo Galiani. Naples: Fratelli Terres, 1790.

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    VITRUVIUS POLLIO, Marcus. L'architettura di Marco Vitruvio Pollione tradotta e comentata dal Marchese Berardo Galiani. Naples: Fratelli Terres, 1790.

    2o (353 x 260 mm). Engraved frontispiece, title vignette, 25 engraved plates, and numerous woodcut vignettes and initials in text. (Some staining to title-page and first few leaves, title-page and frontispiece loose in textblock.) Contemporary half roan, spines gilt, drab paper boards (some staining boards, some wear at edges).

    Second edition of Galiani's translation, which was first published in 1758.


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