PALLADIO, Andrea (1518-1580) - I quattro libri dell' architettura. Venice: Domenico De Franceschi, 1570 [ma Venezia, Giambattista Pasquali, circa 1768]. The counterfeit 1768 edition with engraved illustrations of Palladio largely financed by Joseph Smith, Honorary British Consul in Venice. Uncut copy. 4 parts in one volume, folio (351 x 265mm). Engraved titles to each part, printer's device at colophon, 218 engraved illustrations, many full-page (occasional light spotting and few small stains). Modern half vellum, title on spine label, uncut.