The best edition of his principal work

Cicognara, Leopoldo. Storia della scultura dal suo risorgimento in Italia fino al secolo di Canova. Edizione seconda.

Prato, Giachetti, 1823-1824.

7 vols. (8vo) and atlas (folio, c. 330 x 470 mm).). With engr. portrait frontispiece and 185 engr. plates. Splendid contemp. marbled half calf with double giltstamped green spine labels; richly gilt spine. The 185 plates stored loosely in original printed wrappers as issued.

 3,500.00

Second edition of Leopoldo Cicognara's principal work, expanded to twice the size of the original edition; "still useful" (Arntzen/R.).

Wide-margined, untrimmed plates in original wrappers; slightly foxed; margins somewhat dusty. Attractively bound set of text volumes (clean and spotless throughout). From the library of Duke Max in Bavaria (1808-88), father of Empress Elizabeth, with his shelfmark label.

Pollen 293. Arntzen/Rainwater H 85. Cf. Cicognara 18 (1813-18 ed.).

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