London, South Kensington
16 February 2001
PALLADIO, Andrea. The Architecture ... in Four Books containing a short Treatise of the Five Orders ... Revis'd, Design'd, and Published by Giacomo Leoni ... translated from the Italian Original, London: John Darby for the Author, 1721. 2 volumes in one, 2° (456 x 265mm.), engraved portrait frontispiece by R. Picart after P. Caliary, list of subscribers leaf, 230 engraved plates by B. Picart, M. Vander Gucht, J. Harris and T. Cole, illustrations and plans, some 2 or 3 to a sheet, a few folding (short repaired tear to portrait, piece of margin torn away from portrait and dedication leaf, occasional spotting and browning, waterstain at top edge of a few plates in part IV and occasionally elsewhere), contemporary calf (rebacked, rubbed and scuffed), large unidentified armorial bookplate, bookplate (2). Berlin Katalog 2598; cf. Brunet IV, 321; Fowler 224: "Second edition of Leoni's English edition."
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