London, South Kensington
3 October 2006
PALLADIO, Andrea (1508-1580). Fabbriche antiche disegnate da Andrea Palladio Vicentino e date in luce da Riccardo Conte di Burlington. London: [no publisher], 1730. 2° (507 x 330mm). Engraved throughout, printed in bistre, architectural title, foreword with decorative headpiece, and 24 plates, including 16 double-page, by P. Fourdrinier after Palladio or Isaac Ware (closed tear in lower margin of one plate affecting ruled border, some plates lightly spotted). Contemporary russia, sides with decorative border of floral and animal tools, central gilt armorial of the Dukes of Newcastle, spine decorated and ruled gilt in compartments, lettering-piece (spine quite rubbed, extremities lightly rubbed), gilt edges. Provenance: Dukes of Newcastle (armorial on sides and bookplate).
FIRST EDITION. This work was the basis for O. Bertotti-Scamozzi's Le Terme dei Romani. Cicognara 597; Fowler 227.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT on hammer price or buyer's premium.
Mark Wiltshire, Associate Specialist in Science & Books, walks us through the history of Christianity’s most influential printed text
We speak to the pioneering software engineer who helped Neil Armstrong make his giant leap and changed the world of computing
Books and Manuscripts specialist Sven Becker advises on a richly rewarding and ever-evolving collectors’ market
From the landmark 16th-century atlases published by Ortelius and Blaeu to Nasa’s psychedelic maps of the dark side of the moon
Strong results for Dubuffet, Basquiat and Bacon as Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction in London totals £45,179,450
Ahead of the Art + Tech Summit, Hyundai Motor’s Chief Marketing Officer discusses the intersection of art and technology