Auction 423 / Lot n° 627

SCOTO, Francesco (1548-1622) - Itinerario, overo nova descrittione de' viaggi principali d'Italia. Venice: Giovanni Pietro Brigonci, 1665. Richly illustrated edition. 12mo (142 x 70mm). Opera in three parts with printer device with the view of Venice at titles and 36 folding plates depicting maps and views of the cities of Italy, some woodcut initials and xilographic decorations at the end of each part (without the last leaf of the last quire, probably blank, spotting, some soiling, some browning, traces of woodworm signs, traces of restorations, some tears on the edges and some folds, some other copies have a different number of plates, SBN describes [34] folding plates, [3] double-page plates). Contemporary vellum with manuscript title at the spine (traces of woodworm signs, some soiling, lightly rubbed with spine lightly chipped). Provenance: pencil notes at the endleaves, handwritten notes in brown ink.

Auction: 23 May 2018 at 15:30

Estimate € 500 - 800

Sold € 650