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Lot nr:474
Book nr:35745
Author:BARTOLI, Pietro Santi
Title:Gli Antichi Sepolcri, ovvero Mausolei Romani, ed Etruschi, trovati in Roma ed in altri luoghi celebri
Town:Roma
Publisher:
Year:1727
Description:In-folio (33,8 x 22,7 cm), XIV pp of text, title with engraved vignette, 114 copper-engraved plates of antiquities, inc. two folding. Numbered 1-110 and 4 suppl. plates, numbered 1 and 4, and 2 additional plates numbered 72. Some pale marginal damp stains at the end. Small part of upper margin of pl. 55 cut, but still a desirable copy.
Full old ivory vellum binding, scratch in upper board, title gilt on spine, red mottled edges, corners used
Note:Cf. Cicognara 359 (1704-ed.) ; Ornam. Katalog Berlin 1867 (1697-edition). Heraldic bookplate Sacre (motto: pour bien desirer).
With engravings of sculptured tombs, painted ceilings and mosaic pavements discovered in recent excavations in the grounds of the Villa Corsini in Rome, and of other notable tombs and mausoleums in and around Rome, including the tomb of Caecilia Metella, the pyramid of Caius Cestius, and the mausoleum of Hadrian (the Castel San Angelo)
Price:€400 - €500
Sellingprice:€450
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