Naples: Salviani, 1588. Woodcut border round the title, portrait of Porta, numerous woodcuts, all of half- page size showing plants, heads of humans and animals. 320, + 11 page index. Slim folio, old 1/2 vellum; (water stains to some leaves); bookplate and description pasted to front fly-leaf. Neapoli: Horatium Saluianum, 1588. First Edition. Very good. Porta (1536-1615), a Neapolitan natural philosopher and mathematician was devoted to the study of the secrets of nature. "Porta had the idea that the inner.....
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New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999. 2 volumes. Volume I: 238 illustrations, 183 in color and 2 maps. x + 222pp.; Volume II: 254 illustrations, 207 in color. x + 262pp., 4to, cloth, d.w., pictorial slipcase. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, (1999). A fine set in near fine dust wrappers and slipcase. Volume I: Federic da Montefeltro's Palace at Gubbio and Its Studiolo. Volume II: Italian Renaissance Intarsia and the Conservation of the Gubbio Studiolo...
London: National Gallery Publications Ltd., 1999. Exhibition catalog illustrated in color. Square 4to, red cloth, dust wrapper. London: National Gallery Publications Ltd, (1999). First edition. Ownership signature and some light and neat highlighting in yellow, else a very good(+) copy in a near fine wrapper.
London: Phaidon, 1958. Complete Edition. 118 reproductions, some in color, 184pp., 4to, gray cloth, d.w. London: Phaidon, 1958. First Edition. Very Good (+). A comprehensive work on the leading master of the Ferrarese school in the fifteenth century, with a chronological list of works and notes on the plates.
Philadelphia: Reuwee, Wattley & Walsh. Illustrated in color, sepia, and black and white. Three volumes. thick 8vos, red morocco over mottled boards, gilt stamped spines, mottled endpapers, raised spine bands, top edges gilt (corners worn). Philadelphia: Reuwee, Wattley & Walsh, No date, circa 1891, A very good(+) set. Edition Deluxe, Limited, number 127 of 550 copies. Part of the complete works set, which was complete in 26 volumes.