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    Sale 2379 | Lot 149
    Price Realized: $650With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2379 Lot 149

      RIPA, CESARE. Nova Iconologia. Profusion of large allegorical text woodcuts. [48], 648 pages, including engraved portrait. 4to, 221x159 mm, later crude wrappers; internal condition; marginal foxing, soiling, and stains on opening leaves, blank lower outer corner off I3, split between 4L4 and 4M1, dark stains on last several leaves, . Padua: Pietro Paolo Tozzi, 1618

      Estimate $600 - 900

      First published without illustrations in 1593, "the most famous iconographical reference book. The allegories, personifications, conceits, symbols, etc., collected by Ripa were widely used by artists and writers, especially during the Baroque period"--Arntzen & Rainwater F79 (1764-67 edition in Italian). Alden 618/102; Piantanida 276; Praz, page 472.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $650