Lot 382
Late 18th Century Book Set on Palladian Architecture
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Le Fabbriche e i Disegni di Andrea Palladio raccolti ed illustrati da Ottavio Bertotti Scamozzi / Opera divisa in quattro tomi con tavole in rame rappresentanti le piante, i prospetti, e gli spaccati. (Vicenza: Giovanni Rossi, 1796), large octavo (9.25 x 7 in.), three-quarter vellum with printed boards. Each volume with text and over 50 architectural plates. Owner inscribed on free endpaper of all books by Flaminio Ross Bresciano and also dated 1805 in the first volume.

Estate of the Late Richard Rivoire of Charles County, Maryland and Raleigh, North Carolina. A noted historical architect, J. Richard Rivoire was a native of Charles County, Maryland and the first to do extensive documentation of historic structures in that county. He moved to Raleigh in 2005 and was actively engaged in the research and documenting of historic structure in this region.

Volume 2 lacking Plate XXX and Volume 3 lacking Plate XXXIII; wear and expected soiling to boards; light stains internally; some old repairs to text. Overall very good condition.

$300 - 600