Scarce first edition of this architectural project of a theatre in via del Corso in Rome by Antonio Lovatti published by Romualdo Gentilucci.
Not dated but of 1853 as stated at the end of the preface. The aim of the author was to build a new theatre in the city of Rome. He describes the building really carefully with data for construction. He also provides detailed list of expenses and prices for the construction of the building. At the end of the volume there are four detailed planches engraved by Paolo Cacchiatelli and Pio Bertoni after Antonio Lovatti.
We have found just one record, it was sold in 2000 for $1150.
In good condition and complete.
Editorial illustrated cover in fair condition, slightly worn in the edges and spine. Binding in good condition with slight crack. Inside pages are in good condition with occasional foxing. Water stain. In 8. Dim. 48 x 33 cm. Pp. 20 + IV.
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- Binding Condition: Good
- Overall Condition: Good
- Size: In 8. Dim. 48 x 33 cm.