La Renaissance en Italie: l'Architecture et la Decoration.

Paris: Ch. Eggiman, 1913. Hardcover. Folio (20¼" X 14¼"). Tan cloth spine with black lettering and grey/green marbled paper over boards with paper label portfolio housing ii, (1p), 8pp, 80pp numbered heavy stock rectos-only photographic plates (1-2 images per plate). Good only/very good. Portfolio edgeworn and rubbed, with 3½" chip at tail of spine expertly, archivally, discreetly replaced with matching cloth and inner joints likewise strengthened with durable book tape -- thus portfolio overall tight and handleable; plates occasionally a bit edgeworn, with a few lightly soiled. Item #43621

A nice, and complete set of these lovely detailed architectural plates -- "Premiere Serie" -- compiled by this Italian librarian/historian/writer (1855-1925) who served as director of the Medicean Laurentian Library in Florence, among many other distinguished posts. Despite restored portfolio spine a handsome set, with all photographic plates bold and lovely.

Price: $250.00

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