Lot 21 (Books & Works on Paper including Aviation & Transport, 31st July 2020)
Cipriani (Giovanni Battista)
I cinque ordini dell’architettura di Andrea Palladio, engraved title page featuring arms of the dedicatee, & 25 architectural plates by Cipriani, some foxing to text leaves, contemporary quarter calf, spine gilt, marbled endpapers, spine extremities and boards rubbed and scuffed, [Thieme-Becker VII, 9; Benezit, III 655; not in Brunet & Cicognara], 4to, Salomoni, Rome, 1801.
*** Giovanni Battista Cipriani (1727 - 1785) was an Italian painter and engraver, who lived in England from 1755. He is also called Giuseppe Cipriani by some authors. Much of his work consisted of designs for prints, many of which were engraved by his friend Francesco Bartolozzi.