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Portails d'Eglise à l'Italienne. Nouvellement inventes par Jean le Pautre.
- Amsterdam, C(ornelis) II Dankcker(t)s, (no date). Complete series of nice engraved title and 5 plates, numbered in the plates, 1-6, showing church façades in the Italian manner, with scale of measurements in French feet. ca. 23,3 x 14,4 cm on leaves of ca. 31 x 19,5 cm. Sewn as issued.*Fuhring Nos. 4331 - 4336. Not in I.F.F. First Dutch edition, wich was so popular that it was reissued even until the 19th century. An unknown engraver copied the plates in reverse from the original French series, which was invented and etched by Jean Lepautre (first edition Paris, ca. 1670). For this original series compare: I.F.F. XVII, 12, Nos. 2120 - 2125. Interesting designs for church façades in Italian baroque style. Five of the plates with a variant of the right half. The façades have two storeys, with attached columns of the Ionic and Corinthian order, and are adorned with statues, balustrades. 3 plates with domes above the crossing. Invented by the famous French architect and ornament designer Jean Lepautre (Paris 1618 - 1682). Cornelis II Danckerts (Amsterdam 1664 - 1717) was book and print publisher and book- and printseller in Amsterdam. - Slightly browned. The plates display the original string holes in the blank upper margin and are sewn together with original string. In the original state as issued.[(4425)] [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: Ludwig Rosenthal's Antiquariaat]
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