Lot 101 of 429:
Lives of Bolognese painters, 1769  

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$300 - $500

Title:
Vite de' Pittori Bolognesi non descritte nella Felsina Pittricealla maestà di Carlo Emanuele III, re di Sardegna &c. &c.
Author:
Crespi, Luigi
Place:
Rome
Publisher:
Nella stamperia di Marco Pagliarini
Date:
1769
Description:

xx, 344 pp, With 44 engraved portrait plates; 7 engraved head & tailpieces; engrave armorial device on title page. (4to) 25x18 cm (9¾x7"), period quarter cloth & patterned boards.

A continuation of Carlo Cesare Malvasio's Felsina pittrice vite de' pittori Bolognesi (1678), which is the reading of the half title of the present work. Lives of the Bolognese painters. Ownership signature of Geo. Stone on front pastedown. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Spine rubbed, ends and corners worn, boards a bit darkened; free endpapers not present; very good.
 
Item number:
305439
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