Lot 615

Savérien (Alexandre)

Dizionario storico, teorico, e pratico di marina di monsieur Saverien tradotto dal francese, first Italian edition, engraved frontispiece and ornaments, engraved printer’s device on title, title in red and black, 10 engraved plates (5 folding) of ships and flags, double column, neat old repair to upper margin of frontispiece, title dusty, minor tear to lower gutter of c2-c3, slight marginal spotting and waterstaining, 3 plates reinforced, early inscription to rear pastedown, marbled quarter calf, hinges starting, boards coming loose, gilt lettering on red label to spine, edges sprinkled red [Soave 1971; Morazzoni p. 253], 4to, Venice, Albrizzi Q. Girolamo, 1769.

Estimate: £400-£600