Cento Tavole del Codice Resta, Milano, Limited Edition, 1955


Large 21″ x 15″ x 3″ tome weighing approximately 20 lbs. with outstanding reproductions of 15th and 16th century drawings.  Book cover (leather with gold tooling) is in fair to good condition-inside pages very good condition.

For each drawing there is a tissue paper with artist identity and description of the drawing-see example in the photos. This is volume 1518 out of 2030.  Non-smoking house.

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Bibliothecae Ambrosianae, XXIX). Milan, Off. Grafiche Pizzi for Credito Italiano, 1955. Condition: very good. in-folio gr., leg. editorial cart., leather spine (similar to the original binding of the Code, to the arms on the plates)  Selection of 100 drawings from the Codex Resta preserved intact at the Ambrosiana (formed at the end of the seventeenth century by Father Sebastiano Resta and acquired by the Milanese library in 1706), a famous collection of 280 drawings by ancient Italian masters. Facsimile reproduction of sizes and colors, of great quality and perfect result. Sumptuous and stupendous art edition printed in 2030 numbered copies.