Author:CANCELLIERI, Francesco Girolamo (1751-1826)

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Le due nuove campane di Campidoglio, con varie notizie sopra i campanili e sopra ogni sorta di orologi ed un'appendice di monumenti.

By: CANCELLIERI, Francesco Girolamo (1751-1826).

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Roma:, Antonio Fulgoni, 1806.: 1806

Seller ID: S10023


4to. xvi, 200 pp. Full page engraved frontis-plate, engraved title-page vignette, two engraved vignettes in the text. Contemporary full vellum, ms. spine title; lightly soiled. Exlib bookplate and spine label. Very good. FIRST EDITION of this monograph on the two bells consecrated by Pope Pius VII on the Capitoline Hill in Rome. Michelangelo was responsible for the design of the square and the original buildings, and today the Piazza di Campidoglio is considered ". . . one of the most significant contributions ever made in the history of urban planning" [M. Trachtenberg, Architecture:... View more info