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Auction: The Birmingham Assay Office Library
was auctioned on: 26 March 2020
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Ornament.- Albertolli (Giocondo) Alcune Decorazioni di Nobili Sale ed Altri Ornamenti, bound with Ornamenti Diversi, engraved plates, Milan, 1787.

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Estimate: £400 - £600
ca. US$521 - US$781
Price realised:  n. a.
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Ornament.- Albertolli (Giocondo) Alcune Decorazioni di Nobili Sale ed Altri Ornamenti, engraved throughout with title, dedication, and 23 plates by Mercoli and Andrea de Bernardis after Albertolli, 1787; Ornamenti Diversi, engraved title and dedication, letterpress sheet to the readers, 24 engraved plates by Giacomo Mercoli after Albertolli on 22 sheets, [1782], together 2 works in 1 vol., engraved titles, dedications & letterpress sheet all bound before plates, light foxing, mostly marginal, upper hinge broken, contemporary half morocco, rubbed, spine defective at head, [Berlin Kat. 595, calls for 22 plates in first work], large folio, [Milan] ⁂ Handsome designs for candelabra, girandole, mirrors, furniture, friezes, ceilings etc., mostly in neoclassical style, and unusually juxtaposing stylized and naturalistic ornament.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Forum Auctions
Title: The Birmingham Assay Office Library
Date of the auction: 26 Mar 2020
Address: Forum Auctions
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SW8 4LP London
United Kingdom
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