PIRANESI: THE MAGNIFICENCE OF ROME.
PIRANESI: THE MAGNIFICENCE OF ROME.
PIRANESI: THE MAGNIFICENCE OF ROME.

PIRANESI: THE MAGNIFICENCE OF ROME.

  • New York: A Helen & Kurt Wolff Book; Harcourt, Brace & World, (1962).
  • folio
  • paper-covered boards, edges uncut, slipcase
  • 39, (3) pages; with 28 plates

Price: $500.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 114481

Limited to 200 numbered copies. A collection of the works of Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-78), an Italian artist known for his etchings of Rome. Translated from the Italian by R.H. Boothroyd. Designed and produced by Edizioni il Polifilo, hand set in Caslon type and printed in Italy by Luigi Maestri. Collotype plates by Annibale Belli. Introductory essay by Mario Praz. 28 plates of Roman scenes with descriptive comments about each by Livio Jannattoni. Note on the life and works of G.B. Piranesi, table of contents, bibliography. Bottom and top of slipcase missing. Illustration on front of slip case torn at bottom.