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SANT'AMBROGIO] - Monumenti della Basilica Ambrosiana. Milan: [s.e., s.d., but ca. 1825], A magnificent copy of this work on the Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio in Milan complete with its finely watercoloured plates. Among the engravers D. Bonatti, G. Gallina, A. Sanquirico and G. Bramati. Folio (445 x 304mm). Small format plate on frontispiece with the prospectus of the Basilica (unnumbered but plate 1), detailed plan of the church (plate 2), followed by 31 plates numbered 3-33, a final plate not listed in the index and unnumbered with Chiesa di S. Michele in Pavia (occasional light spotting). Fine contemporary blue morocco decorated in gilt on panels and spine, gilt edges (extremities lightly rubbed). EN[SANT'AMBROGIO] - Monumenti della Basilica Ambrosiana. Milan: [s.e., s.d., but ca. 1825], Splendid complete copy of the beautifully watercoloured plates of this book on the Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio in Milan. The engravers include D. Bonatti, G. Gallina, A. Sanquirico and G. Bramati. Folio (445 x 304mm). Small-format engraved and hand-coloured plates on the frontispiece titled Prospetto della Basilica di S. Ambrogio (not nn., but pl. 1), Pianta generale del Piazzale e della Chiesa di S. Ambrogio (pl. 2), followed by 31 plates all beautifully hand-coloured and some with gold inserts, numbered 3-33, one last plate of the Church of S. Michele in Pavia not mentioned in the index and not numbered (some slight flowering). Elegant coeval binding in blue morocco decorated in gilt to the plates and spine, gilt cuts (slight defects to the extremities). Provenance: Henry Drummond, Alwyn Park Surrey (heraldic exlibris).

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