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    Sale 5141

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    12 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 45

    SERLIO, Sebastiano (1475-1554). Regole generali di architettura [Books 4 & 5 and Libro estraordinario]. Venice: Francesco de' Franceschi, 1584. 4° (239 x 174mmn). Titles within different woodcut borders, numerous woodcut illustrations in the text, with the final blank at end of Book 5 and the Libro estraordinario (top margins cut close, a few light stains). 19th-century vellum (a trifle soiled, another part removed from the the end). Provenance: dedication to Book 1 copied out on title and verso of title -- Romano Rondeleto, 1811 (signature on title). Fowler 333.

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    SERLIO, Sebastiano (1475-1554). Regole generali di architettura [Books 4 & 5 and Libro estraordinario]. Venice: Francesco de' Franceschi, 1584. 4° (239 x 174mmn). Titles within different woodcut borders, numerous woodcut illustrations in the text, with the final blank at end of Book 5 and the Libro estraordinario (top margins cut close, a few light stains). 19th-century vellum (a trifle soiled, another part removed from the the end). Provenance: dedication to Book 1 copied out on title and verso of title -- Romano Rondeleto, 1811 (signature on title). Fowler 333.

    PALLADIO, Andrea (1518-1589). Le terme dei Romani ... con la giunta di alcune osservazioni da Ottavio Bertotti. Vicenza: Giovanni Rossi, 1797. 4° (234 x 180mm). Engraved frontispiece portrait and 25 plates, mostly folding (a little light foxing, small hole in portrait not affecting engraved area). Contemporary boards, blue edges (spine worn). Cf. Cicognara 599 (describing the French edition of 1785). (2)


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