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Giovanni Battista PIRANESI

PIRANESI. Della Magnificenza e d'Architettura de' Romani.

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Giovanni Battista PIRANESI
PIRANESI. Della Magnificenza e d'Architettura de' Romani.
 
PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista. Della Magnificenza e d'Architettura de' Romani.
Roma, 1761

Large Folio, 560x405 mm. Contemporary full vellum binding painted in green, double gilt rules on covers, spine with 8 ribs and gilt title and ornaments; pp. [2], CCXII, [3], 38 plates numbered I-XXXVIII. Double title page engraved in Latin and Italian, Portrait of Clement XIII, 3 large initials, 2 large illustrations at p. 198 and 199. A total of 41 plates, of which 8 on double leaf and 4 folded. Paper with watermark ‘double circle and lily’. Some marginal foxings and some slight brownings, reinforcements to the plates, beautiful specimen.
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