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5 June 2007
SANSOVINO, Francesco (1521-1583). Venetia, città nobilissima, et singolare, edited by Giobanni Stringa. Venice: Altobello Salicato, 1604. 2 parts in one volume, 4° (216 x 154mm). Woodcut bird's eye view of Venice on title, with the final blank (a little worming in the fore-margin and lower margin at the beginning with very little damage to text, title a little stained, occasional minor discolouration). Contemporary vellum (remains of ties, rather stained). BL STC II, p.819.
ROSSETTI, Giovambattista. Descrizione delle pitture, sculture, ed architetture di Padova. Padua: stamperia del Seminario, 1776. 8°. (Waterstained at the end). Contemporary marbled wrappers, uncut (a little rubbed, spine worn).
With 2 others similar: Marco Boschini's Descrizione di tutte le pubbliche pitture della città di Venezia (Venice, 1733) and Della pittura Veneziana (Venice, 1799). (4)
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