Notizia Delle Opere D'Arte e D'Antichita Della Raccolta Correr Di Venezia [INSCRIBED]
Venezia: Tipografia del Commercio, 1859. Hardcover. 8vo. xii,287pp. Original three-quarter leather over silk-moire covered boards with gold decorated spine. Binding protected by modern mylar jacket. Raised bands. Gold decoration on spine. Fore-page edges untrimmed. Some age wear and scuffing on binding. Bookplate of Baroness Rothschild, whose birth name was Veronika Henckel von Donnersmarck (* ), on free front endpaper. Bookplate is a white and red embossed cartouche with the Rothschild family crest. Inscribed on inside of front board by a member of the von Donnersmarck family (**). Sporadic foxing on some pages. Abbato Theodoro Corror collected a sufficient number of art and antiquities which led to the opening of the unique Correr Museum in Venice. Vincenzo Lazari, then curator of the collections, is credited with having accurately described and classified the work exhibited. This catalogue was published specifically for the use of visitors to the museum and is still considered to be one of the best authorities on the subject. Few pages unopened as issued. Text in Italian. Overall very good condition. vg. Item #21250
* Veronika Henckel von Donnersmarck (Baroness von Donnersmarck, 1902-1964) was the wife of Erich von Goldschmidt Rothschild (1899-1987). Erich was the son of Max von Goldschmidt whose marriage to Minna von Rothschild led to the combining and creation of the double name Goldschmidt-Rothschild.
** Most of inscription illegible: "Meinem Vater, Vetter (?) Graf Max Henckel von Donnersmarck zur Erinnerung an ____ und ___ zum ______ 186(?) von Milia (?) von Gortz (?)". (To my father, cousin (?) Graf Max Henckel von Donnersmarck in reminiscence of ___ and __ to ____ 186(?) from Milia (?) von Gortz(?).