Piranesi, Jonathan Scott, Martin’s Press, 1975, Hardcover, Good

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Scott, Jonathan. London: Academy Editions, New York: St. Martin’s Press Inc., 1975
English, Good hardcover, folio, 12 ¼” x 9 ½”, 336 pp.
ISBN:856700509

Good folio, brown cloth over boards, stamped gilt lettering to spine, red free endpapers, minimal rubbing to top and bottom edge, small dent to back panel bottom edge, rubbing to bottom tips and top back panel tip, bumping and rubbing to tail, foxing to fore-edge and bottom edge textblock, red staining to fore-edge textblock of approximately 10 pages to back, does not interfere with text, clean interior. Very Good orange-brown dustjacket with reproduction of “Opere Varie, Magnificent Port” to top half, dark brown lettering to front and spine, full page reproduction of “Carceri viii, Second State” to back, minimal soiling to front panel, minimal edgewear, minimal bumping and rubbing to head, tail, top tips, front bottom tip, protected by a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. Text in English, replete with black-and-white illustrations of Piranesi’s magnificent etchings of ancient Roman architecture, furniture, and interior design. An examination of a master of etching’s career from the 18th century.