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Tuesday 06 December 2022 e Wednesday 07 December 2022, 03:00 PM • Rome



Vües des Palais, Batimens fames, Places, Mascarades, et Autres Beautés Singulieres de la Ville de Vénise, 1762


€ 1.800 - 2.500


€ 8.250

The price includes buyer's premium


Lyons, Cornelius Hackius, 1762. In 2°. With 1 copper engraved frontispiece and 112 (of 115) copper engraved double page plates,  each numbered and with caption in Italian, Latin, French depicting Venetian palaces and festivities, numbered 1-8, 11-101 and 103-115, also missing the 2 panels depicting respectively a perspective view of the city and a plan of Venice, slight foxing and some redness, the title page is missing, contemporary binding in full hazelnut leather with traces of the title in gold within the label on the spine, red cuts, defects on the spine, hinges and edges, some scratches and peeling.

Specialist Notes

First edition of this excellent example of landscape painting in which the horizon is described from a slightly elevated point of view. 

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