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Lastri, Marco (1731-1811) L'Etruria Pittrice Ovvero Storia della Pittura Toscana.

Auction:
3269B
Lot:
139
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$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3269B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 23, 2019 11:00AM

Description:

Lastri, Marco (1731-1811) L'Etruria Pittrice Ovvero Storia della Pittura Toscana. Florence: Niccolo Pagni and Giuseppe Bardi, 1791 [and] 1795. Two oversized folio volumes, volume one illustrations include etched frontispiece and title and sixty full-page plates after paintings, each accompanied by a page of text printed in Italian and French in parallel columns topped with an engraved portrait of the artist; volume two is illustrated with an engraved title and sixty plates after paintings as above, many printed on colored paper or with colored ink, numerous engraved initials, head- and tail-pieces and vignettes, bound in uniform half vellum with marbled paper boards (worn), ex libris Paul Beilby Thompson (1784-1852), with his bookplate in each volume, 19 3/4 x 13 in. (2)
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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