Auction 458 / Lot n° 38

[VENEZIA] - PAOLETTI, Ermolao - Il fiore di Venezia. Ossia i quadri, i monumenti, le vedute ed i costumi veneziani. Venice: Tommaso Fontana, 1837. A fine copy with the plates coloured by hand at the time of this 19th century guide of Venice, its monuments, palazzi, works of art, island and costumes. 4 volumes, 8vo (196 x 137mm). Half-titles, 192 fine mainly handcoloured plates of which 4 are folding maps and 2 folding plates, all engraved (repaired tears at margins of half-titles, some small clean tears at folds of maps, some light spotting). Contemporary half vellum, blue and red spine labels, panels in marbled blue paper (light rubbing to extremities). (4)

Auction: 24 September 2019 at 15:00

Estimate € 500 - 800

Sold € 900