London, South Kensington
5 June 2007
DONI, Anton Francesco. Disegno ... partito in piu ragionamenti, ne quali si tratta della scoltura et pittura .... Venice: Gabriel Giolito, 1549. 8°. Woodcut devices on title and last page (same pages a little spotted). Late 17th-century mottled calf, gilt spine (rubbed, upper joint split at head and foot, corners rather worn).
FIRST EDITION of Doni's work on art and sculpture in dialogue form in which he mentions, inter alios, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Michelangelo and Cellini. At the end Doni has appended several of his letters to Francesco Sansovino and Aretino, among others. Edit-on line 17679. Adams D184; Cicognara 114.
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