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Vite De' Pittori Bolognesi Non Descritte Nella Felsina Pittrice Alla Maestà Di Carlo Emanuele III. Re Di Sardegna &c. &c.
In Roma: MDCCLXIX., Nella Stamperia Di Marco Pagliarini Con Licenza De' Superiori
[iii-]xx, 344 p.,  pl.: illus.; 251 mm. (Quarto).
The plates are unnumbered, but each carries the number of the page next to which it is to be bound.
[T.p., dedic.] - Al Lettore - Sonetto Di Doriclo Dioneo - Sonetto Del Chiarissimo Sig. Flaminio Scarselli - [Text, with pl.] - Indice De' Pittori - Correzioni - Indice Di Alcune Cose Notabili - Imprimatur; Approvazioni.
The plates are not signed by draughtsman or engraver. The title-page vignette is signed 'A.C.S.'
The work is dedicated to Carlo Emanuele III, King of Sardinia, by Luigi Canonico Crespi.
The plates are all portraits of artists.
Purchased by 1780. Recorded in RAA Library Catalogue, 1802.
18th-century mottled calf, upper cover decorated in gilt with royal arms of Britain and 'R.A.'; red morocco spine-label lettered 'Pittori Bolognes Di Crespi'.
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