Leonardo da Vinci 1811 Milano Italy Ignazio Fumagalli 52 engravings art worksBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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[Art History, Italian Renaissance art, Leonardo da Vinci, Italian plate books of 19th century).
Scuola di Lionardo da Vinci in Lombardia o sia Raccolta, by Ignazio Fumagalli.
1811, Milan, Dalla Reale Stamperia.
Scarce early 19th century Italian engraved plate book, all printed with sepia ink. With 52 copper engraved plates, all with old institutional stamp on reverse (no show-through), perforated t.p. stamp.
Early marbled paper boards, lacks spine (binding paper exposed), board edges worn.
Internally clean, mostly tight and sound. Plates with explanatory text sheets.
Very elusive Italian da Vinci plate book in any condition, offered as acquired and as it survives.
Book measures: 12 1/4" H X 8 7/8" W.