Lot 340: Italy.- Pinelli (Bartolomeo) Nuova Raccolta di Cinquanti Costumi Pittoreschi, eng. title & 50 plates, Rome, 1816.
16 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Italy.- Pinelli (Bartolomeo) Nuova Raccolta di Cinquanti Costumi Pittoreschi, first edition, engraved throughout with calligraphic title and 50 plates, light foxing, mostly marginal, bookplate removed from front pastedown, contemporary vellum, roan label on spine, a littlle rubbed and marked, stain to lower cover, spine frayed at head, [Colas 2378], oblong folio, Rome, Nicola de Antoni & Ignazio Pavon, 1816. ⁂ Including scenes of picking grapes, a Punch & Judy show, washing clothes, playing bowls, musicians and carnival.