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Auction: Auction 31.01.1997
was auctioned on: 31 January 1997
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SERLIO, Sebastian. The Second [ - Fift ] Booke of Architecture ... translated out of Italian into Dutch, and out of Dutch into English, London: for Robert Peake, 1611, parts II - V only (of 5), 2°, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, woodcut titles and illustrati...

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Estimate: £25 - £150
ca. US$41 - US$249
Price realised:  £104
ca. US$172
Lot number 186, Views: 40

SERLIO, Sebastian. The Second [ - Fift ] Booke of Architecture ... translated out of Italian into Dutch, and out of Dutch into English, London: for Robert Peake 1611, parts II - V only (of 5), 2°, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, woodcut titles and illustrations (lacking 6 leaves, part of one illustration cut away, many marginal repairs with occasional slight loss of text and illustration), later calf gilt (worn, covers detached). [Fowler 331: "The translation of Serlio is the earliest connected work on architecture in the English language"; STC 22235] Sold not subject to return.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 31.01.1997
Date of the auction: 31 Jan 1997
Address: Christie's
London, South Kensington