2 Antique Prints-ARCHITECTURE-AQUADUCT-ROME-NIMES-TURKEY-Nuova Enciclopedia-1866



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Engraving and etching on a vellin type hand laid paper. on paper.

Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 20.5 x 29 cm. The image size is ca. 18 x 25 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 8.1 x 11.4 inch. The image size is ca. 7.1 x 9.8 inch.

Tav. I – II.: ‘Architettura Idraulica, Acquedotti ..’. (Hydraulic Architecture, Aquaducts etc.) These 25 plates deal with water architecture. The first 2 plates show aquaducts. Roman Aquaducts, Constantinopel in Turkey, Nimes in France, Slateford / Edinburgh in Scotland, Maintenon, Crotone etc. This engraved print originates from: ‘Nuova Enciclopedia populare Italiana ovvero dizionario generale di scienze, lettere, arti, storia, geografia, ecc. ecc. …’ (transl: New popular Italian encyclopedia and dictionary of science, literature, art, history and geography etc.), by Gerolamo Boccardio, Stefano Pagliani, 5th edition, published in 1866 in Turin by Dalla Societa l’Unione Tipographico-Editrice.Artists and Engravers: Plates engraved by Geatano Bonatti, Nizza, Redenti and others.

Condition: Good. General age related toning with small knick and imperfections. Light to moderate foxing. Some small holes and / or paper loss as visible on scans. We do not carry text pages from this work.


(PCO) C69-10

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