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Title: LI CINQUE ORDINI DI ARCHITTETURA et agiuntade lopere del eccmo. M. Giacomo Barocio da Vignola; con un ragionamento alli architeti di mo. Ottaviano Ridolfi .. con la nova agiunta di Michiel Angielo Bona Rotta Fiorentino.
Description: Venice, nel Negotio Remondini 1648 approx. Engraved titlepage + [42] leaves of plates. . Folio (390x280mm) paper-covered limp pasteboard, gilt-titled leather spine & tips (worn at edges). Engraved titlepage + [42] leaves of full-page engraved plates (signed A-E8 + 3 of Bernini Vatican monuments). Fowler 363: „The title page … and the plates of this issue are worn copies of those in the 1603 edition. The seven pages of printed text and the doorway of the Cancellaria of the 1603 edition have been omitted, and the last two plates containing Bernini altars by Gio. Dolivar, have been added … The figure 1259 is engraved on the title page.“ – Vorsatz mit Besitzvermerk, knitterig, fleckig und teils wasserrandig, vereinzelte Eintragungen mit Bleistift, die Bernini-Tafeln etw. Knapp beschnitten, eine mit kleinen Wurmspuren im Bund.The title page in part and the plates are worn copies of those of the 1603 edition. Wholly engraved. The number "1259" is engraved on the title page, below the portrait. [Bonhams sold 09/12/2010 $ 1,220 with this description: Engraved throughout with title leaf and 41 plates. Folio (444 x 295 mm). Early plain limp boards. Custom cloth chemise and clamshell case. First signature loose, generally internally clean, light wear to spine, an excellent copy. Reprinted from the edition of 1603 without the text, but with the addition of two plates of Bernini altars by Gio. Dolivar. "Vignola, another of the great protagonists of the Italian Renaissance, was as influential in France, as Palladio was in England" (Fowler 363, another imprint). *Very rare only 1 copy in British libraries 2022 (Cambridge).

Keywords: Italian classical architecture Venice

Price: GBP 680.00 = appr. US$ 971.03 Seller: Abbey Antiquarian Books
- Book number: V48028

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