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CALDERARI, Conte Ottone (1730--1803)
Hanc ideam Templi in Sancto Ursio ad summani montis radices construendi Otho Calderarius nob. Vicent. architectus invenit: Christophorus ab Aqua incidit et excudit.
Vicentia [Christophorus ab Aqua], 1777.
Engr. t.-pl., [3] pl. ; 49.5 cm. (2°)

This separately-published suite of etchings by Cristoforo dell'Acqua (1734--1787) of Calderari's executed design for the church of Sant'Orso outside Vicenza was re-engraved by Antonio Mugnon (or Mugnoni) to a slightly smaller scale for the first volume of the posthumous Disegni et scritti d'architettura di Ottone Calderari which appeared in 1808 (q.v.).

Copy Notes The four plates are bound (3) in a volume of miscellaneous engravings having the MS. title in an early curatorial hand on front free-endpaper Miscellaneous prints of antiquities, Italian churches, Pompeii, &c.. The other contents are arranged as follows:
[1] 'Pianta e Spaccato delle Terme d'Antonino Caracalla ...' preceded by i--iii, [1] p. of accompanying letterpress 'Indice, O Sia Spiegazione ...', pl. XL of tom. I of G.B. Piranesi, Le antichità romane (q.v.) (Wilton-Ely, no. 354)
[2--4] Three plates by Giovanni Lodovico Quadri showing the elevation, section and plan of Carlo Francesco Dotti's design for the sanctuary of the Madonna di San Luca, Bologna, dated 1728
[9] 'Nvova Et Esatta Pianta De Conclave Con Le Fvnzioni E Cerimonie Per L'Elettione Del Nvovo Pontefice Fatto Nella Sede Vacante Di Papa Clemente XIIII.' with imprint line 'Si Vendono da Giovanni Bartolomichi sopra la chiaca. di Fiano'
[10--41] Thirty-two plates (incl. 1 fold., 8 laid down on 4 leaves, the rest variously bound in, mounted on guards or laid down on binding leaves) of miscellaneous Roman archaeological subjects, many signed as engraved by Nolli, Giomignani, Furlanetti or Rocco Pozzi after Casanova, Vanni, Giovanni Elia Morghen or La Vega, with a scale in 'Palmi Romani' and 'Palmi Napoletani', as yet unidentified
[42] 'Veduta dell'Arco fabbricato in onore d'Augusto vicino alla Città di Aosta ...' by G.B. Piranesi after Sir Roger Newdigate (Wilton-Ely, no. 107)
[43] 'A View of The Gate-House belonging to The Abby in St. Edmunds Bury in Suffolk ...' by E. Kirkall after W. Millicent
[44] 'Queens Cross near Northampton', signed bottom right 'W Williams 1776' with imprint line 'Publish'd according to Act of Parliament 1776' (q.v.).

Binding Late C18th/early C19th sprinkled calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled spine, red morocco spine-label lettered in gilt 'Italian Churches / Pompeii'.

Reference Number 1832


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