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Auction archive: Lot number 410

BONANNI, Filippo (1638-1725) Gabinetto Armonico, pieno d'Ist...

Estimate
US$5,000 - US$7,000
Price realised:
US$5,000
Auction archive: Lot number 410

BONANNI, Filippo (1638-1725) Gabinetto Armonico, pieno d'Ist...

Estimate
US$5,000 - US$7,000
Price realised:
US$5,000
Beschreibung:

BONANNI, Filippo (1638-1725). Gabinetto Armonico, pieno d'Istromenti sonori indicati, e spiegati. Rome: Giorgio Placho, Intagliatore. e Gettatore de'Caratteri, 1722.
BONANNI, Filippo (1638-1725). Gabinetto Armonico, pieno d'Istromenti sonori indicati, e spiegati. Rome: Giorgio Placho, Intagliatore. e Gettatore de'Caratteri, 1722. 4 o (242 x 178 mm). Half-title, engraved plate of Psalm 150 after Stefano Sparigioni, engraving of King David with harp by Arnold van Westerhout woodcut ornaments, 170pp., 151 full-page engraved plates depicting musical instruments (plates 12/13 and 13/14 on single plates, two extra bis plates facing p.95 and p.138, 2 plates numbered 78). At end, a four page "Indice delle materie." Contemporary vellum, gilt-lettered morocco spine lable, edges stained red. Provenance : John Smith (bookplate); Cia Fornaroli (red leather bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Bonanni's elaborately illustrated work is the earliest attempt to describe and illustrate every known musical instrument, ancient and modern. It includes the "Flauto traversier," "Serpentone," "Organo," "Tromba Marina," "Cembalo," "Chitarro Spagnola," exotic instruments like the "Violino persiano," "Tamburro de Batam," "Instrumento di Affricani," and several New World examples like "Donna Brasiliano in ballo" and "Trombo della Florida." The double folding plate depicts the elaborate multi- keyboard "Galleria armonica" in the Rome palace of Signor Verospi. Hirsch IV 1476; Brunet I:1086 (calling for only 136 plates).

Auction archive: Lot number 410
Auction:
Datum:
20 Jun 2013
Auction house:
Christie's
20 June 2013, New York, Rockefeller Center
Beschreibung:

BONANNI, Filippo (1638-1725). Gabinetto Armonico, pieno d'Istromenti sonori indicati, e spiegati. Rome: Giorgio Placho, Intagliatore. e Gettatore de'Caratteri, 1722.
BONANNI, Filippo (1638-1725). Gabinetto Armonico, pieno d'Istromenti sonori indicati, e spiegati. Rome: Giorgio Placho, Intagliatore. e Gettatore de'Caratteri, 1722. 4 o (242 x 178 mm). Half-title, engraved plate of Psalm 150 after Stefano Sparigioni, engraving of King David with harp by Arnold van Westerhout woodcut ornaments, 170pp., 151 full-page engraved plates depicting musical instruments (plates 12/13 and 13/14 on single plates, two extra bis plates facing p.95 and p.138, 2 plates numbered 78). At end, a four page "Indice delle materie." Contemporary vellum, gilt-lettered morocco spine lable, edges stained red. Provenance : John Smith (bookplate); Cia Fornaroli (red leather bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Bonanni's elaborately illustrated work is the earliest attempt to describe and illustrate every known musical instrument, ancient and modern. It includes the "Flauto traversier," "Serpentone," "Organo," "Tromba Marina," "Cembalo," "Chitarro Spagnola," exotic instruments like the "Violino persiano," "Tamburro de Batam," "Instrumento di Affricani," and several New World examples like "Donna Brasiliano in ballo" and "Trombo della Florida." The double folding plate depicts the elaborate multi- keyboard "Galleria armonica" in the Rome palace of Signor Verospi. Hirsch IV 1476; Brunet I:1086 (calling for only 136 plates).

Auction archive: Lot number 410
Auction:
Datum:
20 Jun 2013
Auction house:
Christie's
20 June 2013, New York, Rockefeller Center
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