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  1. Castelli, e Ponti

    Castelli, e Ponti

    Con alcune ingegnose pratiche, e con la descrizione del trasporto dell’ obelisco Vaticano, e di altri del cavaliere Domenico Fontana.
    First edition of this fundamental work for the history of the restoration and maintenance of St Peter's Fabbrica and for an understanding of early building practice. The master mason and engineer Nicola Zabaglia (1664-1750) invented many ingenious mechanical devices to aid restoration. Here he illustrates his techniques, with the help of Giovanni Bottari and Lelio Cosatto. Learn More
    £5,000

    Date of Publication: 1743

    Published: Rome

    Stock Code: 77359

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