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Venice.- Albrizzi (Giovanni Battista) Forestiero Illuminato...della Citta' de Venezia, second edition, engraved armorial frontispiece, double-page panoramic view of Venice and 72 views on 46 plates, 28 of which double-page, by Giuseppe Filosi and Francesco Zucchi, contemporary Italian brown sprinkled wrappers, paper spine label, [Cicogna 4479; Schlosser-Magnino 459; Berlin Katalog 2696; Robison, The Glory of Venice (1994), p. 516 (cites only the 1765 edition); not in Cicognara], 8vo, Venice, Giambattista Albrizzi, 1765.

⁂ Expanded second edition with c.80 additional pages and 4 more engravings. One of "the most important guides to Venice, both for its richness of information and illustrations..." (Grand Tour: The Lure of Eighteenth Century Italy 88).

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Venice.- Albrizzi (Giovanni Battista) Forestiero

Estimate £500 - £700May 31, 2018
London, UK
Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Max Hasler
Modern First Editions and 20th Century Literature