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PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista (1720--1778)
[Grotteschi.]
[Roma]: [G. B. Piranesi], [c. 1770-75].
[4] etch. double-page pl. ; 53.5 cm. (1°)

An earlier issue in the Soane Museum (q.v.) forms part of a compilation which can be dated to 1753 or 4.

Copy Notes Bound as the third distinct element in a copy of Piranesi's Opere varie probably issued in the early 1770s (q.v.) - see Robison, Piranesi, pp. 65 and 213 (referring to this copy).

Binding C18th half sheep, marbled paper boards, red morocco spine-label gilt-lettered 'Piranesi / Opera / Varie'.

Reference Number 6458


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