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    Sale 5141

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    12 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 22

    BELLORI, Giovanni Pietro (c.1636-1700). Descrizione delle imagini dipinte nelle camere del Palazzo...Vaticano. Rome: G.G. Komarek, 1695. 2° (310 x 216mm). Engraved frontispiece portrait of Raphael, 3 engraved headpieces, 2 tailpieces and 4 initials, engraved arms of Innocent X, the dedicatee, on title (a little browning and spotting). Contemporary vellum, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Cicognara 3369.

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    BELLORI, Giovanni Pietro (c.1636-1700). Descrizione delle imagini dipinte nelle camere del Palazzo...Vaticano. Rome: G.G. Komarek, 1695. 2° (310 x 216mm). Engraved frontispiece portrait of Raphael, 3 engraved headpieces, 2 tailpieces and 4 initials, engraved arms of Innocent X, the dedicatee, on title (a little browning and spotting). Contemporary vellum, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Cicognara 3369.

    MARINI, Giovanni Battista (1569-1625). La galeria...distinta in pitture & sculture. Venice: Ciotti, 1622. 12°. Engraved title (lacks the final blank, worming at beginning and end with very slight loss, top margins a little stained throughout). 19th-century sheep-backed boards (rubbed, short split in joints at foot of spine). Second edition, second issue.

    With Francesco Milizia's Memorie degli architetti antichi e moderni (Parma, 1781, 2 vols.), a French edition of the same author's De l'art de voir dans les beaux-arts (Paris: "an 6") and 2 imperfect works. (7)


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