Auction 443 / Lot n° 77

SANMICHELI, Michel (1484-1559) - Li cinque ordini dell'archittetura civile. Verona: Jacopo Vallarsi, 1735. First edition. Folio (332 x 235mm). Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, vignette on title page and portraits of architects set in headpieces by Antonio Balestra, 37 plates by Alessandro Pompei and others, headpieces, culs-de-lampe; the first text page (p. 5) starts with a woodcut headpiece and initial which are different from the ones in the digitalized copies of the National Library in Naples and of the Getty, the additional engraved title is noted in SBN as π2 (some waterstains). Contemporary paper boards, manuscript title on spine (light staining).

Auction: 22 January 2018 at 15:00

Estimate 800 - 1,200€

Sold 700€