February 18, 2021 10:00 EST

Books & Manuscripts

 
  Lot 9
 

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[Architecture] Falda, Giovanni Battista
Le Fontane delle Ville di Frascati; Le Fontane ne' Palazzi e ne' Giardini di Roma; Le Fontane del Giardino Estense in Tivoli

Roma: Gio: Giacomo de Rossi, (ca. 1675-91). Three (of four) parts in one volume. First edition. Oblong 4to. Illustrated with three engraved title-pages, three engraved dedication pages, and 63 (of 99) engraved plates; lacking first part "Le Fontane di Roma", as well as plates 12, 13, 18, 19, and 20, in fourth part. Contemporary quarter leather over boards, worn, rubbed, and soiled, spine worn; front free endpaper loose; old ownership signature on first free leaf; foxing to title-pages, dedication pages, and all plates; worming in top corner of most leaves; some plates trimmed, with many top corners of rear plates excised; folding plate 3 in fourth part separating along folds; scattered soiling. Sold with all faults.

A collection of views of Roman fountains.

Sold for $1,512
Estimated at $500 - $800


 

Roma: Gio: Giacomo de Rossi, (ca. 1675-91). Three (of four) parts in one volume. First edition. Oblong 4to. Illustrated with three engraved title-pages, three engraved dedication pages, and 63 (of 99) engraved plates; lacking first part "Le Fontane di Roma", as well as plates 12, 13, 18, 19, and 20, in fourth part. Contemporary quarter leather over boards, worn, rubbed, and soiled, spine worn; front free endpaper loose; old ownership signature on first free leaf; foxing to title-pages, dedication pages, and all plates; worming in top corner of most leaves; some plates trimmed, with many top corners of rear plates excised; folding plate 3 in fourth part separating along folds; scattered soiling. Sold with all faults.

A collection of views of Roman fountains.

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