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CHASSENEUX, Bathélemy de. Catalogus gloriae mundi. Lyons, (Regnault for) Vincentius, 1546.

Rare second edition (first 1529) of this discursive and illustrated survey of all ranks of society by the Lyonnais jurist Chasseneux.
$7,500


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THE EARLIEST ART HISTORY


GAURICO, Pomponio. De sculptura. Nuremberg, Johannes Petreius, 1542.

Rare early edition of this famous work on sculpture, perspective and the aesthetic theory of the plastic arts, of particular importance for the diffusion of perspective theory north of Florence.
$3,850


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COLONIAL LIFE IN PARAGUAY, ASUNCIÓN 1598


[PARAGUAY] SAAVEDRA, Hernando Arias de (dit Hernandarias) . Asunción , 1598.

Important 16th century manuscript of colonial ordinances governing the daily life of the Indian population, written in Paraguay, signed and dated 1598 by the colonial governor.
$28,500


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TROILI, Guido. Paradossi per pratticare la prospettiva, senza saperla, fiori, per facilitare l?intelligenza, frutti, per non operare alla cieca. Cognitioni necessarie a Pittori, Scultori, Architetti, ed a qualunque si diletta del Disegno... Bologna, gli H. H. del Peri, 1672.

First edition and much scarcer than the second edition of 1683. "Troili, a pupil of the quadratura painter Michelangelo Colonna, became scene painter for the Farnese theatre at Parma.
$3,650


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ILLUSTRATED SPANISH GUIDE TO ROME


VACCONDIO, Juan Baptista. Las Cosas Maravillosas de la Santa Ciudad de Roma, en donde de trata delas Yglesias, Estaciones, Reliquias, y Cuerpos Santos, que ay en ella, y diversos casamientos de pobres Donzellas, que se hazen. Rome, Roque Bernabo, 1711.

Rare edition (first 1700) of this guide to Rome for Spanish-speaking pilgrims and travelers, one of many such guides regularly updated to include the building programs of successive popes, and all ultimately deriving from the first illustrated edition of Girolamo Francini's (Franzini) Le Cose Maravigliose dell'alma Città di Roma
(1588).
$1,850


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