Auction 443 / Lot n° 59

FALDA Giovan Battista (1643-1678) - Le fontane di Roma nelle piazze e luoghi pubblici della citta - Le fontane delle ville di Frascati nel Tusculano - Le fontane ne' palazzi e ne' giardini di Roma - Le fontane del giardino estense in Tivoli. Rome: Giacomo De Rossi , [1691]. Issue of the Tipografia Camerale of the best work by Falda: 'This collection of plates is the most charming that has ever appeared on the fountains of Rome and its environs.. all copies examined vary in numbering and arrangement of plates' (Fowler). 4 parts in one volume, oblong folio (315 x 450mm). Titles and dedicatoree leaves engraved and numbered at the beginning of each part, a total of 108 engraved plates (some spotting on title, occasional light staining and spotting). 19th-century half cloth (some light wear and tears).

Auction: 22 January 2018 at 15:00

Estimate 2,000 - 3,000€

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