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      Sale 2451 | Lot 11
      Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000
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      • Sale 2451 Lot 11

        (ARCHITECTURE.) Ferrerio, Pietro. Palazzi di Roma de' più celebri architetti disegnati da Pietro Ferrerio pittore et architetto. Volume 1 only, of 2. Engraved title and 43 engraved plates of palace façades and their decorative elements (numbered 1-44). 368x495 mm; 14 1/2x19 1/2 inches. Folio, professionally rebound in 1/4 vellum over parchment covered boards; rich, dark impressions. [Rome:] Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi, circa 1700

        Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

        "The first publication to provide systematic, measured, and uniformly scaled illustrations of Roman Palaces built between the 15th and the 17th century"--Millard, IV page 126. The first issue of Volume I first appeared in 1655 but without "Libro Primo" on the title, while a later issue by Domenico de Rossi appeared at the beginning of the 18th century. Volume II was originally published 1670-78. See Fowler 120; Berlin 2665; Brunet II, 1235; Cicognara 3719.


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