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Lot 1199: ARCHITECTURE -- SCAMOZZI, V. Œuvres d'architecture, contenuës dans son idée
November 16, 2016
2311 RW Leiden, NetherlandsLive Auction
ARCHITECTURE -- SCAMOZZI, V. Œuvres d'architecture, contenuës dans son idée de l'architecture universelle; dont les regles des cinq ordres, que le sixième livre contient, ont été trad. p. A.C. d'Aviler (&) S. du Ry. The Hague, P. de Hondt, 1736. (16), 276 pp. W. mounted engr. Italian ti. preceding the ti.-p. (=extra added), 44 woodcut plates/ills., 43 text-engrs. & 23 engr. plates (incl. 2 fold. & 1 double-p.). Fol. 19th c. cf. extra. (Joints broken, a few marg. scribblings/drawings, lower outer corner last quires stained/torn off, a bit foxed in places, but in good interior condition w. ample margins). -- Added: P. FERRERIO. Palazzi di Roma de piu celebri architetti. (Vol. I). (Rome, c. 1655). W. ti-engr. & 29 (of 44) engr. plates of elevations and plans of palaces, some plates w. the signature of P(ietro) Ferrerio. Fol. Loose in cont. limp vellum binding. (Bind. a bit dam., plates still have their margins but have several problems such as occasional light staining, some small wormholes in places, some occasional wear and tears). Ad 1: Second French edition (first 1713) of this famous work. - Fowler, 302; Kat. Orn. Berl., 2608 (ed. 1713). -- Ad 2: Book 1 (of 2) on the palaces of Rome containing the following plates: 1 (title-page and dedication), 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12-18, 21-24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34-42. Very early state, not only without the later added numbering, but also without 'Libro Primo' on title (which is according to Fowler "probably the original edition"). - Fowler, 120; Fuhring, 6821a; Cicognara, 3719.
Estimated Price: € 600