By: Da Bibiena, Ferdinando Galli
New York, Benjamin Blom Inc.: 1971
Edition: First Edition Thus
Seller ID: 25347
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Purple boards are clean and bright with gilt printing to spine. Beautiful paper snd type face for this reprinting of a book originally published in Parma in 1711. The author, Da Bibiena, was theatre architect to Ranuccio Farnese, Duke of Parma, and traveled throughout Spain and Italy designing churches and theatres, as well as grand sets for temporary use. He eschewed conservative symmetry which is what he discusses in the five sections of this treatise . Beatuiful drawings, both technical and decorative throughout. Book measures 10-1/4"x13-3/4" and has 159 pages. View More...