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Auktion: Auction 25.01.1992
wurde versteigert am: 25. Januar 1992
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SERLIO, SEBASTIANO. The first [--fift] Booke of Architecture. London: [T. Snodham? and] (Simon Stafford) for Robert Peake 1611. 5 parts in one vol., folio, 341 x 249mm. (13 7/16 x 9 3/4 in.), nineteenth-century tree calf, covers with gilt roll-tooled...

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SERLIO, SEBASTIANO. The first [--fift] Booke of Architecture. London: [T. Snodham? and] (Simon Stafford) for Robert Peake 1611. 5 parts in one vol., folio, 341 x 249mm. (13 7/16 x 9 3/4 in.), nineteenth-century tree calf, covers with gilt roll-tooled border, spine in six compartments, red morocco lettering-piece in the second, the remainder gilt, rebacked with original spine laid down, corners restored, endpapers renewed, tightly bound, covers rubbed, fore-margins of all leaves reinforced due to water damage, first title-leaf creased and with two short internal tears incurring no loss, cropping to woodcuts of part 2, fols. C2r, D1r and M2v, and part 3, S2r, fraying to fore-edges of P2-3 (part 3), a few very minor marginal tears, varying degrees of dampstaining to fore-margins and gutters at head and tail, occasional soiling . FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, THE "EARLIEST CONNECTED WORK ON ARCHITECTURE IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE" (Fowler), mostly black letter, woodcut title borders (McKerrow and Ferguson 253-255), numerous woodcut illustrations, some full-page, with blank leaf at end of book 2. Fowler 311; STC 22235 ("Book 1 was apparently printed by Snodham").

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Auction 25.01.1992
Auktionsdatum: 25.01.1992
Adresse: Christie's
New York, Park Avenue