Giovanni Battista Piranesi; Prima Parte di Architetture, e Prospettive inventate, ed incise da Gio. Batta Piranesi Architetto Veneziano dedicate al Sig. Nicola Giobbe;

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Prima Parte di Architetture, e Prospettive inventate, ed incise da Gio. Batta Piranesi Architetto Veneziano dedicate al Sig. Nicola Giobbe;

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Prima Parte di Architetture, e Prospettive inventate, ed incise da Gio. Batta Piranesi Architetto Veneziano dedicate al Sig. Nicola Giobbe (F. 2-16 W./E. 2-14, 16, 18-19), 1743
The complete suite, comprising of 16 etchings printed on Venetian laid paper with 'Z' and stylized crossbow watermarks (R. 47 & 49), with dedication text, the first edition, third issue, 1747 (one of only two known copies of the third issue), each with full margins, in good condition aside from stray ink and water staining (mainly along lower sheet edge), surface soiling, specks of foxing, soft handling creases, sheets bound in modern full calf with heavy gilt decoration, silk and papers, cover with some wear and surface scratches. (16)

Provenance:
Victor J. Dowling (1862-1934)
Sir George MacDonald (1862-1940)
overall size of book: 16 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.
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