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Lot nr:476
Book nr:35635
Author:CIAMPINI, Giovanni Giustino
Title:Vetera monimenta, in quibus praecipue musiva opera sacrarium, profanarumque...
Town:Romae
Publisher:J.J. Komarek Bohemi / Bernaḅ
Year:1690 - '99
Description:2 vol. in-folio, [24]- 276 pp ; [18]- 178- [12] pp, engraved title (Westerhout - Lenardi) in the beginning of each vol., volume 1: illustrated with 77 plates ; volume 2: with 57 plates + 4 unnumbered plates. Clean tear without loss in pl. 7 of vol. 1. A few wormholes in the beginning of vol. 2. Many of the plates are folding, pl. 73 of vol. 1 is a text engraving. The last 2 plates of vol. 2 are folding chronological tables. Complete. Ms. ex libris on both typogr. title pages.
Contemporary vellum binding, slightly soiled, leather title piece on spine. Volume 1 is slightly larger
Note:Ref. Cicognara 3671. Vol. I contains the architecture and decoration of early Christian churches and basilicas, while vol. II depicts the mosaics and paintings of Christian institutions up until the 9th century. This makes the work an important reference to those monuments and buildings now decayed or destroyed. The second volume was published only after the author's death
Price:€700 - €1000
Sellingprice:€700
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