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Auction Preview: Day 3: Books (Part II) at Gonnelli Casa D’ Aste, Firenze, Feb 6

What: Day 3: Books (Part II)

Where: Gonnelli Casa D’ Aste; Piazza Massimo D’Azeglio 13, Florence, 50121. Italy

When: February 6; 09.00 am GMT

Top lots of the sale:

– Seba Albert, Naturaleum accurate description of the richest treasures, and icons artificiosissimis expression, for all physical history. Volume 1 (IV). Pages [34], 178; [34], 154; [26], 108, 108a-108d, 109-212; [4], VIII, 9-42, 226 + 1 beautiful antiporta with allegory of Industry and 1 portrait of the Author at the first volume. CXI tables, CXIV; CXVI; CVIII. Overall 451 boards, including antiporta and portrait, of which many double-page mounted on brochette. Estimate: € 18,000 – € 36,000 ($ 20,500 – $ 41,000)

– Manetti Saverio, Natural history of birds treated with method. Tomo primo (fifth and last). In Florence: in the Mouckiana printing house [then] in the printing house of Giuseppe Vanni, 1767-1776. 4 tomes (out of 5) in-folio (mm 465×358). Pages [8], 96 with 1 portrait and 120 tables; [6], 86 with 119 (of 120) boards; [4], VI, [1], 78 with 119 (of 120) tables; [4], 99, [1], with 115 (of 120) boards. Estimate: € 16,000 – € 32,000 ($ 18,222 – $ 36,444)

– Saint-No Jean Claude Richard, Picturesque Voyage or Description of the Kingdoms of Naples and Sicily. In Paris: [Clousier], 1781-1786. 5 in-folio volumes (mm 495×215). Pages [6], XIII, [3], 252, with 51 table cards, including 3 geographical maps; [4], XXVIII, 1-108, [6], 109-283, [1], with 83 table cards, including 2 geographical maps; [4], IV, XL, 22, 8-22 *, 23-98, [4] *, 99-130, 1-6 *, [2] *, 131-201, [1] with 65 table cards , including 2 geographical maps; [8], XVIII, 194 with 52 tables; 195-362, [4], IV, [2], 363-429, [1] with 39 tables. Estimate: € 7,000 – € 14,000 ($ 7,972 – $ 15,944)

– Vasi Giuseppe, of the magnificence of ancient Rome and modern first book (-decimo). In Rome: in the printing house of the Chracas [then] Stamperia di Apollo, with the heirs Barbiellini [then] Niccolo and Marco Pagliarini, 1747-1761. 10 parts in 2 oblong in-folio volumes (mm 278×400). First book that contains the doors and walls: Pages [6] (with small eyes, title page and dedication paper engraved in copper), LXXII, [2] of index with 1 antiporta and 20 tables numbered 1-20 full page out of text. Estimate: € 5,000 – € 10,000 ($ 5,694 – $ 11,388)

– Moniglia Giovanni Andrea, the Festive World. Ballet on horseback done in the joint theater at the Palazzo del Sereniss. Grand Duke, for the royal wedding of the serenissima princes Cosimo Terzo di Toscana, and Margherita Luisa d’Orleans. In Florence: in the Stamperia di SAS, 1661. In-4 ° (mm 208×158). Pages [2], 7-66, 1 white card. With 3 large plates several times folded out of the text etched and etched by Della Bella, applied with brachette and trimmed to the stop. Estimate: € 4,000 – € 8,000 ($ 4,555 – $ 9,111)

– La Fontaine Jean (of),  Fables chosen, put in verse. First volume (fourth). In Paris. At Desaint & Saillant, rue Saint Jean de Beauvais, Durand, rue du Hay entering the street s. Jacques, from the printing office Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1755-1759. 4 in-folio volumes (mm 410×265). Pages [4], XXX, XVIII, 124; [4], II, 135, [1]; [4], IV, 146; [4], II, 188 with 1 antiporta and 275 tables engraved in copper off text (70 in the first volume, including the portrait of the author, 68 in the second, 68 in the third, 69 in the fourth). Estimate: € 3,000 – € 6,000 ($ 3,416 – $ 6,833)

– Vollard Ambroise,  The life and work of Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Paris: Chez Ambroise Vollard, 1919. In-4 ° (mm 320×245). Pages 261, [19]. Estimate: € 2,400 – € 4,800 ($ 2,733 – $ 5,466)

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