POZZO (ANDREA) Rules and Examples of Perspective Proper for Painters and Architects, etc. in English and Latin, 1707
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POZZO (ANDREA) Rules and Examples of Perspective Proper for Painters and Architects, etc. in English and Latin, 1707
Sold for £937 (US$ 1,568) inc. premium
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POZZO (ANDREA)
Rules and Examples of Perspective Proper for Painters and Architects, etc. in English and Latin, first English edition, text in English and Latin, engraved frontispiece, engraved titles with inset views, and 102 full-page plates (one unnumbered, 2 numbered 53, A and B), engraved vignette on dedication leaf, numerous engraved initials, engraved list of subscribers, occasional light browning, first gathering loose, blindstamp in margin of titles and a few plates, contemporary calf, worn, covers detached [Fowler 252; Harris 703], folio, Benjamin Motte, sold by John Sturt, 1707

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  • "The most elaborate and expensive achitectural book ever produced in the this country... this was in all respects Sturt's masterpiece and it was with pride that he presented it to Queen Anne as 'a specimen of English graving'" (Harris).
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