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24 Jan 2019 16:30 GMT

ANTONIO LOVATTI

PROGETTO DI UN TEATRO MUNICIPALE

Very scarce first edition of a complete project of theatre in Rome

Published: TIPOGRAFIA DI GIUSEPPE MENGONI, Roma,

Edition: First edition

Reserve: $500

Approximately:

Estimate: $800

Bidding opens: 24 Jan 16:30 GMT

Bidding closes: 31 Jan 16:30 GMT

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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.

Shipping cost to South Africa: slow tracked shipping with NL Post: $ 17.00, Fast shipping with express courier: $37

Shipping cost to USA: slow tracked shipping with NL Post: $ 14, Fast shipping with express courier: $23

Shipping cost to Europe: slow tracked shipping with NL Post: $ 11.5, Fast shipping with express courier: $17

Other destinations: Please contact us.

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: In 8. Dim. 48 x 33 cm.


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