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PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778)

Diverse maniere d'adornare i cammini (Wilton-Ely 815-887)

the complete book of 72 etchings, circa 1767-69, with title, text in Italian, English and French, and table of contents, very good impressions, published in Rome, 1769, watermarks Fleur-de-Lys in Double Circle (R. 37 and similliar), Fleur-de-Lys in Single Circle with Initials AMGS (R. 21), and Fabriano (R. 57), all dated around 1760-90s, with wide margins, gilt edges, some very minor foxing in places, generally in very good condition, bound in contemporary diced calf (rebacked, original spine laid down)
Overall: 21¾ x 16 1/8 in. (553 x 408 mm.)
Sheets: 21 1/8 x 15¾ in. (535 x 403 mm.)

Provenance:
Acquired from Lucien Goldschmidt, 1986.

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