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Lot nr:1138
Book nr:34367
Author:RYCQUIUS, Justus (1587-1627)
Title:De Capitolio romano commentarius
Town:Gandavi
Publisher:Cornelius Marius
Year:1617
Description:In-4°, [16]+ 179+ [12] pp, engraved device on title-page (Chr. Van Sichem), woodcut and engraved illustrations. Contemporary vellum binding, title in ink on spine
Note:FIRST EDITION of Rycquius's guide to the Capitoline Hill, published shortly after Rycquius returned home following six years spent in Rome and Perugia.
Ref. Vanderhaeghen, Bib. gantoise n° 734. (Devant la première page doit se trouver une grande planche gravée représentant le vieux Capitole. Cette planche manque à quelques exemplaires.)
Provenance: William Trumbull Esq., armorial bookplate (perhaps William Trumbull, c. 1580-1635, resident in Brussels for James I, or his son William, 1594-1668, or his son Sir William, 1639-1716, an ambassador who is known to have amassed a substantial library of around 2,500 books)
Price:€280 - €400
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