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1 Agostini, Antonio. Dialoghi di D. Antonio Agostini Arcivescovo di Tarracona; sopra le Medaglie, Iscrizioni, e altre Antichita; tradotti da lingua Spagnuala in Italiana da Dionigi Ottaviano Sada.
In Roma: Presso Michel'Angelo, e Pier Vincenzo Rossi, 1698. 
Folio. [20], 318, [30]pp. []4, +4, ++4, A4-Rr4, a4-d4. Woodcut title within architectural border. Sixth Italian edition. Contemporary vellum, respined, with original spine pasted on. Illustrated extensively with woodcuts of coins and monuments, large woodcut on Rr4 recto. Palau 4106; Cicognara 2727; Universal Catalogue of Books on Art I, p. 11; Graesse I, 252. This edition, like all later editions, includes an additional twelfth dialogue, set in Antwerp, in which the participants are André Schott, the cartographer Abraham Ortelius and the humanist Laevinus Torrentius (Lieven van der Beke), Bishop of Antwerp from 1586 to 1595. 
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2 Bury, Lady Charlotte [Susan Maria (Campbell)]. The Three Great Sanctuaries of Tuscany. Valombrosa, Camaldori, Laverna: A Poem, with Historical and Legendary Notices. By the Right Hon. Lady Charlotte Bury. Illustrated by Engravings of the Scenery from Original Drawings, by the Late Reverend Edward Bury.
London: John Murray, 1833. 
Oblong folio. xi, [1 leaf]list of royal subscribers, 139pp. First edition. Black cloth. With frontispiece etched by Thomas Landseer & Thomas Lupton, engraved portrait of Lady Bury on India paper, mounted, & 6 sepia mezzotint plates engraved by Thomas Lupton after the drawings of Edmund Bury. NCBEL III, 713; Pine-Coffin, Bibliography of British and American Travel in Italy to 1860 8152; Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 49 (recorded under Lady Charlotte Campbell). Lady Bury visited the three principal Sanctuaries of Tuscany, the Certosa of Valombrosa and the Convents of Camaldoli and Laverna, in the autumn of 1818. 
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Ausführliche Anleitung zu der gantzen Civil-Bau-Kunst, worinnen nebst denen Lebens-Beschreibungen und der fünf Ordnungen von J. Bar. De Vignola. [Detailed guidance for civic architecture,... ], D'Aviler, Charles Augustin.
3 D'Aviler, Charles Augustin. Ausführliche Anleitung zu der gantzen Civil-Bau-Kunst, worinnen nebst denen Lebens-Beschreibungen und der fünf Ordnungen von J. Bar. De Vignola. [Detailed guidance for civic architecture,... ]
Augsburg: Bey Johann Georg Hertel, 1747. 
Small quarto. [30], 402, [25]pp. )( 2, a1, b4-c4, d2, )( 3-4, A4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Ggg4, Hhh2. Title-page in red-and-black. Third edition of L. C. Surm's German language adaptation. Contemporary calf, repaired. With 84 full-page illustrations in the text and 56 double-page plates, all with French captions, numbered sequentially 1-139 (57 used twice). In addition, there are 12 folding plates with German captions, numbered 'Fig. 1 (-12),' to illustrate Sturm's notes and small unnumbered illustrations on pp. 160 (engraved), 361 (woodcut), and 402 (woodcut). Lacks all 56 double-page plates, the last two folding plates and the second plate 57. Millard, Northern European Books I; RIBA, Early Printed Books 164 note. 
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4 Dubreuil, Jean. The Practice of Perspective: or, an easy method of representing natural objects according to the rules of Art. A work highly necessary for Painters, Engravers, Architects.
London: Printed for John Bowles ... and Carrington Bowles, 1765. 
Large quarto. xvi, xvi, [1], 18, [2], 19-41, [2], 42-121, [2], 122-128, [2], 129-150, [1]pp. A4, a4, C4-Z4, Aa4-Uu4. Fourth English edition. Collation and catchwords erratic. Even though signatures A4 and B4 seem to be missing and the catchword at the end of a4 seems to indicate a missing quire, there is nothing missing. Nineteenth-century red half morocco over marbled boards, slightly rubbed. With 2 folding plates and 150 copperplate engravings. Fowler 110. Stained and browned. 
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5 Giedion, Siegfried. Walter Gropius: Mensch und Werk.
Stuttgart: Verlag Gerd Hatje, 1954. 
Octavo. First edition. Black and blue cloth. Dustwrapper, some tears and soiling. Illustrated. With the previous owner's ex-libris rubber stamp on the front and the back of the book as well as his ownership inscription in the front. There is also an inscription in German in the front. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Gilpin, William. Practical Hints upon Landscape Gardening: with Some Remarks on Domestic architecture, as Connected with Scenery.
London: printed for T. Cadell, 1835. 
Octavo. xii, 235pp. Second edition. Publisher's original cloth, rebacked with original spine laid on. Illustrated with 16 black and white lithographs. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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7 Montenari, Giovanni. Del Teatro Olimpico di Andrea Palladio in Vicenza.
Padova: Stamperia del Seminario, 1749. 
Octavo. xii, [4], 153pp. a8, A8-I8, K8, []1. Second edition. Rebound in calf. With a frontispiece portrait of Palladio and 5 folding plates. The plates show plans, interior views, with one analysing the proportions of the columns. Berlin Katalog 2803; Cicognara 767. Not in Millard, or Schlosser-Magnino. 
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8 Viollet-Le-Duc, M. Eugène-Emmanuel. Dictionnaire raisonné de l'architecture française du XI au XVI siècle.
Paris: B. Bance et A. Morel, 1858-1868. 
Octavo. Octavo. Ten volumes. I: [iv], XVI, 506, [ii]pp.; II: [iv], 544, [ii]pp.; III: [iv], 512, [ii]pp.; IV: [iv], 509, [iii]pp.; V: [iv], 563, [iii]pp.; VI: [iv], 458pp.; VII: [iv], 570, [ii]pp.; VIII: [iv], 519, [iii]pp.; IX: [iv], 554pp.; X: no pagination. With the half-titles present.Contemporary quarter brown calf over marbled boards. Illustrated extensively in the text. With the frontispiece portrait to volume 10. Vicaire VII, 1106; Avery Catalogue, p. 1067. A very good copy. Since this is a large set, standard postage quotes do not apply. Shipping cost will be determined by destination and mode of transport. 
Price: 800.00 USD
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L'Architettura di M. Vitruvio Pollione colla traduzione Italiana e comento del Marchese Berardo Galiani ..., Vitruvius, Marcus Pollio.
9 Vitruvius, Marcus Pollio. L'Architettura di M. Vitruvio Pollione colla traduzione Italiana e comento del Marchese Berardo Galiani ...
In Napoli: Nella Stamperia Simoniana, 1758. 
Folio. [vi], xxxii, 462pp. []3, a4-d4, A4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Mmm4 (Mmm4 blank). Historiated woodcut initials. Quarter calf over cloth-covered boards. Bottom of spine slightly worn, lower end of upper cover bumped and a small part of the hinge cracked. With textual engravings and 25 folding plates. Lacks engraved frontispiece. 
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Storia delle Arti del disegno presso gli antichi di Giovanni Winkelmann tradotta dal Tedesco e in questa edizione corretta e aumentata dall'abate Carlo Fea ..., Wincklemann, Johann J.
10 Wincklemann, Johann J. Storia delle Arti del disegno presso gli antichi di Giovanni Winkelmann tradotta dal Tedesco e in questa edizione corretta e aumentata dall'abate Carlo Fea ...
In Roma: Dalla Stamperia Pagliarini, 1783-1784. 
Quarto. Three volumes. I: [iv], xcvi, 451, [i]pp.; II: 427pp.; III: xii, 604, 40pp. I: []2, a4-m4, A4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Iii4, Kkk6; II: []4, B4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Fff4, Ggg6; III: a6, A4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Xxx4, Yyy2-Zzz2, Aaaa2-Pppp2, a4-e4. Second Italian edition. With half-titles present. Contemporary stiff vellum. With 3 frontispieces, numerous engraved textual illustrations, and 59 engraved plates. Brunet V, 1463; Schlosser-Magnino 676-7; Cicognara 59; Olschki, Choix 13020; Millard, Italian and Spanish Books 165; Ruppert, Winckelmann-Bibliographie (1942), 15; PMM 210; A. Schnapp, The Discovery of the Past, pp. 258-266. 
Price: 3000.00 USD
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