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Jean-Claude Richard de Saint-Non Abbé de Saint-Non
(Parigi, 1727 - 1791)

SAINT-NON. Voyage pittoresque ou description des Royaumes de Naples et de Sicilie.

EUR 8.500,00
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Jean-Claude Richard de Saint-Non Abbé de Saint-Non
(Parigi, 1727 - 1791)

SAINT-NON. Voyage pittoresque ou description des Royaumes de Naples et de Sicilie.
 
SAINT-NON, Abbé de. Voyage pittoresque ou description des Royaumes de Naples et de Sicilie.
Paris, Clousier, 1781-1786

5 Volumes in-folio, mm. 498x325; Contemporary full brown leather binding, gold ornaments on the spines, marbled endpapers, green edges. Composed as follows: Vol. 1: pages 6, XIII, 3, 252, 51 Plates engraved out of text. Vol. 2 (1.2): pages 4, XXVIII, 283, 9, 83 Plates. Vol 3: pages 4, IV, XL, 184, 7-22, 185-201, 1 blank, 65 Plates. Vol. 4: pages 6, XVIII, 4, 266, 71 Plates. Vol. 5 (4.2): pages 4, IV, 3, 268-429, 1, 35 Plates. The second part of the first volume takes the place of the second volume; Volume 3, with the pagination in Variant B described in Opac Sbn. Name of the printer Clousier in the colophons of vol. 1.2 and 4.2. Vignettes on the Title-pages, head-pieces, end-pieces and ornaments engravings.
In total 305 Plates engraved in copper out of text. Among these 10 Geographical Maps, 9 of which on double pages, and 18 plates with ancient coins. With 25 large end-pieces depicting mythological scenes colored in two tones of red and black in the manner of ancient Greek vases.
Damages to rubbed binding, internally some slight foxing, overall good copy with wide margins.
wed 19 February 2020
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