Title: [SET OF 5 ENGRAVINGS OF THE LEANING TOWER or...
Publisher: GEORGE LEDWELL TAYLOR & EDWARD CRESY
Publication Date: 1829
Binding: No Binding
Book Condition: Very Good
FIVE IMPRESSIVE, ORIGINAL, ANTIQUE, STEEL-ENGRAVINGS AGAINST WHITE GROUND (WITH PRINTED TITLES): Elevation and section of the Leaning Tower or Campanile and of the Pisa Baptistry, and the West elevation/façade of Pisa Cathedral. 28 x 36 cm (mounts). Matted, mounted and in a transparent protective cellophane. These three structures are located in the Piazza dei Miracoli, formally known as Piazza del Duomo, in Pisa, Tuscany, Italy & are among Europe's best known landmarks. Taylor and Cresy's publications brought technically accurate images of the most celebrated surviving Italian buidings of Antiquity to a wider public and their publications influenced many European architects of the Victorian period with a mini Classical Roman architectural revival. Bookseller Inventory # 4456