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POZZO, Andrea (1642--1709)
[Perspectiva pictorum et architectorum. Part 2. Latin and Italian. 1700]
Perspectiva pictorum et architectorum Andreæ Putei e Societate Jesu. Pars secunda. In quâ proponitur modus expeditissimus delineandi opticè omnia quæ pertinent ad architecturam.
Romae ex typographia Jo: Jacobi Komarek Boemi, 1700.
[252] p., engr. frontis., [1] pl. : engr. frontis., [1], 118 full-p. engr. illus. ; 41.3 cm. (2°)

Part II only. This is the first edition of part II; the first edition of Part I was published in 1693. Copies of this edition of part II continued to be issued with the second "edition" of part I, a new setting of the text reprinted to accompany remaining copies of the second volume. With a second title-page in Italian reading: Prospettiva de pittori e architetti d'Andrea Pozzo ... Parte seconda. In cui s'insegna il modo più sbrigato di mettere in prospettiva tutti i disegni d'architettura. The text also parallel Latin and Italian. An English translation of part I was published by John Sturt in 1707 (q.v.); a translation of part II was apparently planned, but never published. BAL, Early printed books, no. 2607.

Copy Notes Inscribed in pencil on front free-endpaper 0/10/6 Binding.

Binding C19th half brown morocco, gilt-ruled borders and spine, marbled-paper boards. Bound by Peter Low for 10s.6d., 9 September 1805. (Spiers Box).

Reference Number 3072


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