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Antonini, Carlo

Vasi Antichi


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).; 21+[1]; 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.

First Edition.

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.)

Dimensions (height / length / width )

35cm / 8cm / 24cm

19th Century Vellum First Edition

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