Lot 61

Venice.- [Zusto (Giovanni)]

Descrizione istorica dell’estrazione della pubblica nave La Fenice dal Canale Spignon…, FIRST EDITION, allegorical engraved frontispiece, errata leaf, lacking all plates by Giuseppe Daniotto, small repair to title, a little staining, blue paper wrappers, rubbed, [Cicognara 1485; Morazzoni p.263; Riccardi I, 407], Venice, Z. Antonio Pinelli, 1789; Cippico (Coriolano) Delle guerre de’ veneziani nell’Asia dal MCCCCLXX al MCCCCLXXIIII, second edition in Italian, engraved allegorical frontispiece, heavy waterstaining throughout, engraved arms on title, yellow paper boards, water stained, small folio, [Blackmer 356; not in Cobham-Feffery], Carlo Palese, Venice, 1796 (2)

*** Interesting works on Venetian history, the first being an account of the salvaging of the the warship ‘Fenice’ from the Spignon Canal, the second celebrating the appointment of Antonio Capello as procurator of Venice.

Estimate: £300-£400