Auction 458 / Lot n° 187

[VENEZIA] - MORELLI, Jacopo (1778-1819) - Descrizione delle feste celebrate in Venezia per la venuta di.. Napoleone il Massimo. Venice: Picotti, 1808. A good copy of this description of the celebrations for the arrival of Napoleon in Venice with descriptive aquatint plates. Folio (345 x 260mm). Engraved frontispiece by Maina after Selva depicting the prospect of the Triumph Arch erected in the Grand Canal and 4 aquatint plates in seppia by Ferdinando Albertolli after Selva, Rizzi and Borsato (small worming to margin of frontispiece and tiny wormhole in the margin of the following leaves). Contemporary boards with yellow paper (some dampstaining).

Auction: 24 September 2019 at 15:30

Estimate 200 - 300€

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