XIX, 46 pp. introduction and descriptive text followed by 154 plates illustrating detailed plans, facades, and photographs of architectural competitions, projects, funerary buildings, houses, palaces, exposition buildings and surveys by the early twentieth-century Italian architect and professor at the University of Pavia, Sebastiano Locati (1861-1939), largely active in Milan. Occasional toning at edges. Large 4to. Full leather, blind stamped, corners bumped. Pavia (Rossetti) 1936. Locati took part in prestigious international competitions, including those to complete the façade of Milan's cathedral and the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Cairo. He is best known for his participation in Milan's International Exposition (World's Fair) of 1906. This scarce volume, found in only 3 North American libraries, brings together plans for these civic works and many other private and public commissions. (Inventory #: 48023)
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