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GRISELINI, Francesco (1717--1783)
Dizionario delle arti e de' mestieri compilato da Francesco Griselini della Reale Società di Londra, dell'Accademia dell'Istituto di Bologna, ...
In Venezia appresso Modesto Fenzo, 1768--78.
7 vols (ex 18) ; 18.5 cm. (8º)
I: [8], XXXII, 328 p., engr. frontis., engr. t-pl., XIV fold. pl.
II: viii, 288 p., XXVII fold. pl.
III: [16], 276 p., XXIX fold. pl.
IV: [4], 283, [1] p., XXI fold. pl.
V: xvi, 328 p., XXIII fold. pl.
VI: viii, 318 p., XII fold. pl.
VIII: viii, 344 p., XVI fold. pl.

Volumes VI--XVIII continued (1769--78) by Abate Marco Fassadoni. The title-page in vol. I is engraved.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting vols. VII, IX--XVIII. Volumes I--VI and VIII ('7 Vol. the 7th wanting') bought at the sale of the late architect and antiquary James Cavanah Murphy (1716--1814) for £3 on 18 December 1814 with other books and prints to the value of £27, paid by draft dated 19 December. (Spiers Box, Miscellaneous booksellers). Volume IV inscribed in pencil on front free-endpaper See page 50 for stuffing quilts and on p. 50, This is an useful article.

Binding C18th vellum, green morocco spine-labels.

Reference Number 2388


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