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Auktion: Auction 12.05.1993
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PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista & Francesco. [A Collection of Works]. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1835-1837. 23 works in 24 volumes, large 2° (600 x 460mm. approximately). Uniform original mottled boards, UNCUT (backstrips lacking, extremities rubbed, a few cov...

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Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 70.000 £
ca. 77.436 $ - 108.410 $
Zuschlagspreis:  80.700 £
ca. 124.982 $
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PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista & Francesco. [A Collection of Works]. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1835-1837. 23 works in 24 volumes, large 2° (600 x 460mm. approximately). Uniform original mottled boards, UNCUT (backstrips lacking, extremities rubbed, a few covers detached). A FINE COPY OF THE FIRMIN DIDOT EDITION, WITH UPWARDS OF 1100 PLATES, (Hind state F), INCLUDING ALL PIRANESI'S MOST IMPORTANT PRINTS. The set was evidently bound and issued in the late 1830s, but it includes a significant number of the earlier intermediate Paris-issue plates (Hind state E). Sold not subject to return. The set comprises: PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista. Le Antichita Romane . Paris: Firmin Didot, 1835. 4 vols. Letterpress title to vol.I (with vertical crease), etched portrait of G.B.Piranesi by Francesco, etched titles to vols.II-IV (that to vol.II loosely inserted), 2 index leaves, 3 double-page frontispieces, 245 PLATES PLANS AND MAPS ON 214 LEAVES (8 folding; 114 double-page; 30 leaves with 2 plates per leaf; 1 double-page leaf with 2 plates). PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista. Della Magnificenza ed Architettura de' Romani . Paris: Firmin Didot, 1836. 2 parts in 1 vol. (2nd part: Osservazioni di... Piranesi sopra la lettre de Monsieur Mariette. ) Letterpress title, etched portrait of Pope Clement XIII, 2 titles (one in Latin, one in Italian), 50 PLATES AND PLANS (16 double-page; 1 folding), 12 head- or tailpieces. (Small rust-hole in final plate.) PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista. Prima Parte di Architetture e Prospetive. [Paris: n.d.]. Etched title, 32 PLATES ON 27 LEAVES (6 double-page; 5 leaves with 2 plates per leaf); Bound with: Carceri. [Paris: n.d.]. Double-page etched title and 15 PLATES (Plates numbered V and IX loosely inserted); Bound with: Alcune Vedute Archi Trionfali, ed altri Monumenti . [Paris: n.d.]. 2 parts (part 2: Antichita Romane. ) 2 etched titles, 3pp. text and 27 PLATES (the final plate by Francesco); Bound with: Troffei di Ottaviano Augusto . [Paris: n.d.]. Etched title, 14 PLATES (10 double-page). 4 works in one volume. PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista. Il Campo Marzio dell'Antica Roma. [Paris: n.d.]. 2 etched titles in Latin and Italian, index leaf, 53 PLATES PLANS AND MAPS ON 49 LEAVES (1 folding; 2 double-page plates; 6 double-page sheets forming a single large map of Rome; 2 leaves with 2 plates per leaf; 1 leaf with 3 plates). PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista. Lapides Capitolini. [Paris: n.d.]. Half-title, etched title, dedication to Pope Clement III, 1 FOLDING PLATE (preceded by the folding title designed to be placed beneath the image) and 3 head- or tailpieces; Bound with: Le Rovine del Castello dell'Acqua Giulia. [Paris: n.d.]. Etched title, 19 PLATES ON 18 LEAVES; Bound with: Antichita di Cora. [Paris: n.d.]. Etched title, 12 PLATES ON 11 LEAVES (7 double-page; 1 leaf with 2 plates). 3 works in one volume. PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista. Antichita d'Albano e di Castel Gandolfo. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1836. Letterpress title (with vertical crease), etched title, double-page dedication to Pope Clement XIII, 29 PLATES ON 27 LEAVES (13 double-page; 2 leaves with 2 plates per leaf), 1 headpiece; Bound with: Descrizione e Disegno dell'Emissario del Lago Albano. [Paris: n.d.]. Etched title, 9 PLATES (1 folding; 7 double-page); Bound with: Di Due Spelonche... alla riva dell Lago Albano. [Paris: n.d.]. 12 PLATES (1 folding; 4 double-page). 3 works in one volume. PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista. Vasi Candelabri Cippi Sarcofagi Tripodi Lucerne ed Ornamenti Antichi. [Paris: n.d.]. 2 vols. Etched folding title, one double-page dedication, 124 PLATES ON 112 LEAVES (1 folding; 83 double-page (12 of these leaves with 2 plates per leaf)). PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista. Troffeo o sia Magnifica Colonna... fatte da Traiano. [Paris: n.d.]. 2 etched double-page titles (one in Italian, one in Latin), 46 PLATES ON 44 LEAVES (5 folding; 31 double-page (2 of these leaves with 2 plates per leaf). PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista & Francesco. Differentes Vues de quelques

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Auction 12.05.1993
Auktionsdatum: 12.05.1993
Adresse: Christie's
London, King Street