Title: Carlo Fontana : The Drawings at Windsor ...
Publisher: A. Zwemmer Ltd., London
Publication Date: 1977
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
(xxvii). 222 pp. Portrait frontispiece. 570 b/w illustrations. Volume XVIII in the publisher's series "Studies in Architecture" on the chief papal architect of the late 17th century Carlo Fontana (1638-1714). Text includes a list of illustrations, introductory essays on the drawings, biographical and stylistic history of the architect and his students as well as a general bibliography and list of abbreviations. The catalogue of 783 works is organized according to drawings associated with St. Peter's, Rome, other ecclesiastical works, secular buildings and works for Pope Clement XI and his family. Includes concordance of numbers and an index. Internally clean without marks or additions. Light shelf soiling on the fore and tail edge. Blue coloured head edge is lightly sunned. Navy blue cloth covered boards with gilt borders and titles on the backstrip has light rubbing to the head and tail edges. Slightly soiled and edge worn dustjacket is illustrated on both panels. Now protected by clear plastic book wrap. A large heavy volume, due to weight (2.1 kg / 4.62 lbs + packaging) additional shipping charges are required. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 009140
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