Auction 458 / Lot n° 183

SANQUIRICO, Alessandro - Incoronazione di S.M.I.R.A. Ferdinando I a re del Regno Lombardo-Veneto. [Milan: Pirola , 1838]. First edition of this rich documentation of the Incoronation of Ferdinand I. The fascinating plates, many aquatints, are engraved by Camera, Campi, Cassina and Falckeisen after Sanquirico, renown scenographer of La Scala. Oblong folio (371 x 460mm). Lithographic portrait on india paper, engraved title and 41 plates, some aquatints (some light spotting at beginning, a small marginal tear without loss to a plate). Contemporary red boards decorated in gilt with arms of Ferdinand I, gilt title on spine (extremities a bit rubbed).

Estimate 800 - 1,200€

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