London, South Kensington
5 June 2007
BELLORI, Giovanni Pietro (?1636-1700). Le vite de pittori, scultori et architetti moderni ... parte prima [all published]. Rome: per il success. al Mascardi, 1672. 4° (240 x 176mm). Engraved frontispiece and 14 plates, head- and tailpieces, initials (lightly spotted, some leaves browned, Aaa with clean long tear). Contemporary red morocco gilt, raised bands, spine decorated gilt in compartments (lacking ties, extremities rubbed). FIRST EDITION. Cicognara 2206.
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