78 pp. descriptive monograph on the Pinturicchio fresco cycle in the lavish 15th century Borgia Apartments, heavily annotated, lists, numerous text illus. (1 with color) after portraits, drawings, medals, signatures, etc., 133 fine plates (4 color, many in tones), bound out of order, showing maps, interior views, details of the frescos, etc. Folio. Front cover missing, back cover of leather and boards with wood veneer detached and cracked in half. Some additional chipping, edgewear, minor toning and soiling. Rome (Danesi) 1897. One of 100 copies of the limited Italian edition. Ex-Pierpont Morgan library, bookplate would have been located on missing front cover, acid burn from bookplate visible on flyleaf.
1897. Folio. 1/2 armorial gilt-tooled leather and bds. with wood veneer, rubbed and chipped. Rome (Danesi) 1897. One of 100 copies of the Italian edition. Freitag 9707.
Book ID: 51131