hardcover 12 x 9.5 in), no dust jacket, small tears, rubbing to front cover edge with spine; with clean pages on heavy stock, tight binding. With 85 large full-color tipped-in plates each on its own page in separate section preceded by 65-page introduction with 109 monochrome plates. Survey of blown glass from ancient Rome and from Venice (16th through 19th centuries). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Il Vetro Soffiato Da Roma Antica a Venezia /...
Publisher: Banca Nazionale Del Lavoro
Publication Date: 1959
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description McGraw-Hill Book Company Inc, New York, 1961. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Pictorial dustwrap, edge torn, chipped, spine faded, NOT PRICE CLIPPED. Cream boards, dusty, gilt titling to front board and to spine. Extremities rubbed. Usual stamps and marks but apart from e/p's and a small circular stamp on the reverse of the plates - minimal. Colour frontis, pasted on. 247pp. 84 magnificent colour plates pasted on (one leaf for each plate). 59 b/w plates and ills in text. A magnificent and colorful survey of Italian blown glass, with a good historical text which traces the development of Italian glass blowing and blown glass in Italy from ancient times through the end of the 18th century. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 003577; Ex-ref Lib Usual stamps/marks; 4to Large Heavy Thick. Seller Inventory # 003577