Auction 443 / Lot n° 58

FALDA, Giovanni Battista; SPECCHI, Alessandro - Il nuovo teatro delle fabriche, et edificii, in prospettiva di Roma moderna [legato con:] ll quarto libro del nuovo teatro delli palazzi in prospettiva di Roma moderna. Rome: Giovanni Giacomo Rossi, 1665-1699. A beautiful and important work which illustrates the architecture in Rome during Alessandro VII and its Baroque splendor. 4 parts in one volume, oblong folio (275 x 405mm). First book with 35 engraved plates; II book with 17 engraved plates; III book with 38 engraved plates; book IV (SPECCHI) with 52 engraved plates. A total of 142 engraved plates always including frontispiece and dedication (some restorations on waterstain on first 8 leaves, restorations at outer margin of final 10 leaves without touching text; generally good impressions, some occasional spottin). Modern half blindstamped pigskin.

Auction: 22 January 2018 at 15:00

Estimate 4,000 - 6,000€