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Lot nr:41
Book nr:32843
Author:LA CHAUSSE, Michel Ange de
Title:Romanum museum sive thesaurus eruditae antiquitatis in quo proponuntur, ac dilucidantur gemmae, idolae, insignia sacerdotalia etc.. Tertia Romana editio
Town:Roma
Publisher:sumpt. Fausti Amidei
Year:1746
Description:2 vol. in-f, XII, 109; XI, 138 pp, engraved portrait, title pages printed in red and black with engraved vignette, ill. with 218 plates, some folding, figuring antique gems (65), statues et statuettes (64), sacerdotal objects (28), musical instruments (8), oil lamps (26), diverse objects (18) and ithyphallique figures (9). Apart from a marginal tear and some small marginal stains, a very good copy. Contemp. binding in reddish brown morocco, central coat of arms on all boards, 'The Society of Writers to the Signet', some scratches, ends of spine slightly rubbed
Note:Second edition, first published in 1690. Ref. Brunet I, 1692; Cicognara 2804; Graesse II, 90
Price:€500 - €800
Sellingprice:€900
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