Auction 423 / Lot n° 582

GIULINI, Giorgio (1714-1780) - Memorie spettanti alla storia, al governo, ed alla descrizione della città, e della campagna di Milano, ne’ secoli bassi. [Legato con:] Continuazione delle Memorie. Milan: Giambattista Bianchi, 1760 [-71]. First edition of this famous work on Milan from the origin until 1447 comprising also 3 volumes of Continuazione delle Memorie, enriched by an important figurative set with monuments of Milan. 12 volumes, 4to (270 x 205mm). Half-title, title printed in red and black, woodcut vignette on title, portrait of dedicatee at vol. I, 133 engraved illustrations within the text and engraved plates, the majority on double page and folding (present all the plates enumerated in the Indices, some with mistakes in numbering, in vol. III lacking χ1-2, in vol. IX χ1-2 located between N3 and N4 and index lacking, spotting, browning and stains, tear on pl. 428 of vol. VII, adesive on π4 recto). Contemporary cardboard, ancient label with author on spine, uncut (heavy defects, spine chipped, panel of vol. II and spine of vol. VIII almost detached). (12)

Auction: 23 May 2018 at 15:30

Estimate € 2,000 - 3,000

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