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"A Venetian Story" by Lord Byron

Published by The Allen Press, Kentfield, California
(1963)

A limited edition of only 150 copies, of which 12 were reserved for editors and printers.
Printed on all-rag and mould-made Rives paper from France. Printed damp on an Acorn-Smith handpress.

Original 50-year-old reproductions of rare 18th-century copperplate engravings of Venice by Cancelleto and others.

Altra Veduta di S. Giorgio Maggiore versa la Gracia
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REF 1

Altra Veduta di S. Giorgio Maggiore versa la Gracia

Originally drawn/painted by Giuseppe Valeriania
Originally engraved by Filippo Vasconi
reproduced from the rare 18th-century engraving
by The Meridien Gravure Company in 1963

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 18.75 x 12.75 inches
IMAGE SIZE (APPROX.): 13.5 x 9 inches
(not including text below image area)

Text printed on other side

$35
Altra Veduta di S. Giorgio Maggiore versa la Gracia
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REF 2

Magnificum Aedium Diualium impluvium varie, et eleganter exorantum...

Originally drawn/painted / engraved by Mich. Marieschi
 
reproduced from the rare 18th-century engraving
by The Meridien Gravure Company in 1963

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 18.75 x 12.75 inches
IMAGE SIZE (APPROX.): 14 x 9.5 inches
(not including text below image area)

Text printed on other side

$40
Canale magnum usque ad Palatium Familia Michaelae...
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The Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual print.
REF 3

Canale magnum usque ad Palatium Familia Michaelae...

Originally drawn/painted / engraved by Mich. Marieschi
 
reproduced from the rare 18th-century engraving
by The Meridien Gravure Company in 1963

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 18.75 x 12.75 inches
IMAGE SIZE (APPROX.): 14.25 x 9.5 inches
(not including text below image area)

Text printed on other side

$40
Areae majoris S. Marci Prospectus ad Templum S. Jeminiani
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REF 4

Areae majoris S. Marci Prospectus ad Templum S. Jeminiani

 
 
reproduced from the rare 18th-century engraving
by The Meridien Gravure Company in 1963

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 18.75 x 12.75 inches
IMAGE SIZE (APPROX.): 15.25 x 9.125 inches
(not including text below image area)

Text printed on other side

Platea Di Bassi et suum templum ad desteram; ad loeuam latus Basilicae Di Marci cum eiusdem foro maiori, quod destnit ad Di Giminiani
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The Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual print.
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Platea Di Bassi et suum templum ad desteram; ad loeuam latus Basilicae Di Marci cum eiusdem foro maiori, quod destnit ad Di Giminiani

Originally drawn/painted / engraved by Mich. Marieschi
 
reproduced from the rare 18th-century engraving
by The Meridien Gravure Company in 1963

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 18.75 x 12.75 inches
IMAGE SIZE (APPROX.): 13.5 x 9.5 inches
(not including text below image area)

Text printed on other side

$40
Nauticum Ceramen cum Prospecti ab Aedibus Balborum, ad Pontem Rivoalti
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Nauticum Ceramen cum Prospecti ab Aedibus Balborum, ad Pontem Rivoalti

 
 
reproduced from the rare 18th-century engraving
by The Meridien Gravure Company in 1963

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 18.75 x 12.75 inches
IMAGE SIZE (APPROX.): 15.5 x 9.25 inches
(not including text below image area)

Text printed on other side

$50
Area S. S. Apostolorum cum corum Templo
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Area S. S. Apostolorum cum corum Templo

 
 
reproduced from the rare 18th-century engraving
by The Meridien Gravure Company in 1963

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 18.75 x 12.75 inches
IMAGE SIZE (APPROX.): 15.25 x 9.125 inches
(not including text below image area)

Text printed on other side

Foscarorum oedes ad leuiam...
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Foscarorum oedes ad leuiam...

Originally drawn/painted / engraved by Mich. Marieschi
 
reproduced from the rare 18th-century engraving
by The Meridien Gravure Company in 1963

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 18.75 x 12.75 inches
IMAGE SIZE (APPROX.): 13.75 x 9.125 inches
(not including text below image area)

Text printed on other side

$45
Ab Aedibus hinc Grimanorum, illinc Thronorum usque ad Canalem Regium
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The Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual print.
REF 9

Ab Aedibus hinc Grimanorum, illinc Thronorum usque ad Canalem Regium

 
 
reproduced from the rare 18th-century engraving
by The Meridien Gravure Company in 1963

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 18.75 x 12.75 inches
IMAGE SIZE (APPROX.): 15.25 x 9 inches
(not including text below image area)

Text printed on other side

Campo di S. Geremia con la Famosa Caccia del Toro
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REF 10

Campo di S. Geremia con la Famosa Caccia del Toro

Originally drawn/painted / engraved by Domenico Louisa in Rialto
 
reproduced from the rare 18th-century engraving
by The Meridien Gravure Company in 1963

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 18.75 x 12.75 inches
IMAGE SIZE (APPROX.): 13 x 9 inches
(not including text below image area)

Text printed on other side

$45
Platea S. S. Johanis et Pauli, eorum Templum et Schola D. Marci
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The Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual print.
REF 11

Platea S. S. Johanis et Pauli, eorum Templum et Schola D. Marci

 
 
reproduced from the rare 18th-century engraving
by The Meridien Gravure Company in 1963

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 18.75 x 12.75 inches
IMAGE SIZE (APPROX.): 15.5 x 9.25 inches
(not including text below image area)

Text printed on other side

Veduta del Fondaco de Turchi
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The Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual print.
REF 12

Veduta del Fondaco de Turchi

 
 
reproduced from the rare 18th-century engraving
by The Meridien Gravure Company in 1963

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 18.75 x 12.75 inches
IMAGE SIZE (APPROX.): 13 x 9 inches
(not including text below image area)

Text printed on other side

$40
Veduta della Fonamenta della Croce di Venetia
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The Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual print.
REF 13

Veduta della Fonamenta della Croce di Venetia

Originally drawn/painted / engraved by Domenico Louisa in Rialto
 
reproduced from the rare 18th-century engraving
by The Meridien Gravure Company in 1963

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 18.75 x 12.75 inches
IMAGE SIZE (APPROX.): 13.25 x 925 inches
(not including text below image area)

Text printed on other side
SEE CREASE IN UPPER MARGIN, WELL OUTSIDE OF IMAGE AREA

$45
   

 

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