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5 June 2007
LOMAZZO, Pietro (1538-1600). Trattato dell'arte della pittura, scoltura, et architettura. Milan: P.G. Ponzio, 1585. 4° (210 x 150mm). Woodcut portrait of Lomazzo on B1r, with the final errata/register leaf. 17th-century vellum (upper hinge broken). Provenance: Hans Semper (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION, second issue. In this copy the leaf which begins 'Dell'arte di allongare la vista quanto si vuole' and which is found in a very few copies has been supplied in a nineteenth-century hand. Edit-on line 24454; this issue not in Adams; Cicognara 160 (his copy also containing the leaf in manuscript).
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