Map. Pen and ink with watercolor. Image measures 18 x 12.5". This pen and ink map of Italy was produced around the middle of the 19th century, likely by a student or apprentice as training in geography, drafting, and penmanship. The relative simplicity of the map suggests that the student was working from a school atlas as opposed to a more elaborate source. Major roads, rivers, and cities are all labeled in French, but the anonymous cartographer has clearly paid.....
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Litografia G. Montanari, 1898. 40 beautiful folding color plates, margins browned with occasional marginal chipping (not affecting the illustrations). 4to, beige cloth, mounted paper illustration on covers. Litografia G. Montanari : Faenza, (1898). Binding quite worn but sound. Overall a very good copy of this scarce and delicate publication.
Rome: Associazone Nazionale Per Il Restauro Dei Monumenti Danneggiati Dalla Guerra, 1947. Text by Emilio Lavagnino. Profusely illustrated with black & white photographs. 132 pages with text In Italian. Tall thin 4to, printed wrappers. Wrappers are lightly yellowed with age. Rome: Associazone Nazionale Per Il Restauro Dei Monumenti Danneggiati Dalla Guerra, 1947. A very good (+) copy.
Amsterdam: Huguetan, 1699. Engraved frontispiece, 126 exquisite full page copperplates, several text engravings, woodcut figures and tail- pieces. 344 pp. + register. Small 4to, handsomely rebound in 1/2 brown morocco. Amsterdam: Huguetan, 1699. Fine. Only one copy in NUC of this translation of Aviler's commentary on Vignol's Cours d'Architecture. Vignola (1507 - 1575) was the first to codify the rules of architecture, and is best known as Michelangelo's successor in charge of the work on St. Peter's basilica, and for.....
Bergamo: Bolis, 1992. The Italian Industry as Seen by Dorothea Balluff, Enrico Guagnini, Paola Pisa, and Maurizio Valentini. Introduction by Sergio Zavoli. Extensively illustrated, 221pp., 4to, grey cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper lightly rubbed. Bergamo: Edizioni Bolis, (1992). First edition. A very good (+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Brescia: Banca Credito, 1983. Uomini, Vicende, Imprese Nell'Economia Bresciana. Profusely illustrated in black & white and color. 2 volumes. Small folio, gray leatherette, accented in red (one volume a bit bumped, otherwise near fine). Bescia: Banco Credito Agrario Bresciano, 1983. First Edition. Elaborate production published to celebrate the centenary of the bank.