Description: Folio (367 x 516mm.), engraved title, portrait (of Canaletto and Visentini) and 14 plates (numbered 1-XIV) by Visentini after Caneletto, contemporary vellum with gilt arms on covers of Joseph Smith,
binding somewhat rubbed and soiled, lower cover also with some staining and minor worming
Condition Report: the condition of this lot is as described in the catalogue description
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Literature: cf. Berlin Kat. 2695
Provenance: Joseph Smith, British Consul at Venice, bookplate, and arms on covers
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