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ZABAGLIA (Niccola). Castelli, e Ponti con alcune Ingegnose Pratiche e con l 1743
1743. Condition: Buone condizioni. 109113 ZABAGLIA (Niccola). Castelli, e Ponti con alcune Ingegnose Pratiche e con l 1743 ZABAGLIA (Niccola). Castelli, e Ponti con alcune Ingegnose Pratiche e con la Descrizione del trasporto dell'Obelisco Vaticano, e di altri del Cavaliere Domenico Fontana. In Roma, nella stamperia di Niccolò, e Marco Pagliarini, 1743. Large folio. Frontispiece. 4 leaves. 42 leaves numbered 21 (double pages printed on one side only). 54 engraved plates of which 4 are folding (plates 34, 35, 36 et 50). Contemporary full vellum, title inscribed in ink on the spine at a later date. First Edition. Monumental work describing the devices invented by Niccola Zabaglia (1664-1750) for the raising and transportation of large building materials. "This is the first publication to present engineering solutions for the raising and transportation of building materials, and it is characteristic of eighteenth - century interest in everything connected with technology" (Millard).The illustration comprises 54 engraved plates, sometimes very spectacular (4 folding).Paper heavily browned in some places. The Mark J. Millard Architectural Collection, Italian and Spanish books, 166. Riccardi, II, 632.
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