Published: Rome: nella Stamperia de Romanis. 1821
3 vols. Manuale di Vari Ornamenti Componenti la Serie de’ Vasi Antichi si’ di Marmo Che di Bronzo Esistenti in Roma e Fuori.
Folio. (33.5 x 23cm). pp.vi+30; 21+; 28. Bound in full contemporary vellum, broad foliate gilt decorated borders to sides and gilt patterned spines, red and green leather labels. Old ownership inscriptions of Ch. Js. Southwall [?] to titles. Original binder’s instructions ticket pasted to dedication page.
A total of 193 engraved plates (71, 62 & 60).
A most handsome set.
A finely illustrated treatise on the ancient vases found in the Vatican museums of Pio-Clementino and Chiaramonti, those housed in the Capitoline Museum and the Gallery of Rome, as well as those found in the areas surrounding and throughout Rome.
(Brunet I, 326-27; Graesse I, 151-52; Katalog Berlin 594.)
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