Milan: Amilcare Pizzi, 1955.
Introductory texts in Italian, French, German & English. Profusely illustrated throughout with 100 plates showing 248 images. The mounted facsimiles are faithfully reproduced in original colors, embellished with gold, and protected with lettered tissue. Massive folio, bound in publishers leather-backed pictorial boards (reproducing the original gilt-decorated covers); worn at spine ends, board slipcase broken, worn. Milan: Amilcare Pizzi, 1955. Limited edition -- un-numbered copy from a run of 2030. Internally fine, a very good (+) copy of this scarce an remarkable production.
Facsimile of the Codex Resta -- a collection of drawings in Milan's Ambrosiana Library assembled by friar Sebastiano Resta in the 17th century, many unpublished, featuring work by Da Vinci, Mantegna, Correggio, Tintoretto, Pousin, Bellini, and others.
Illustrator: Da Vinci; Mantegna; Correggio; Tintoretto; Pousin; Bellini
Condition: Near Fine
Language: French; German; Italian: English