Ritratto di Roma Antica
Ref. 106279 Edition. Second Edition
Published By: Andrea Fei 1633 (Rome)
Portraits of ancient Rome, first published 1627, this being the second edition of 1633. Rare on the market, the 1645 edition appears more frequently. Bound in later vellum with faint title to spine and faint border to board. Engraved title page. Four plates to the rear, one of which is engraved and the remainder are woodcuts. Rubbing and scuff marks to cover. Expected age toning to pages, a couple of shallow closed tears to prelims. Ink inscription to initial blank leaf reading 'Henrietta St John - 1722'. Probably poet Lady Luxborough 1699-1756. Superb copy of this rare work, with interesting provenance.
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book
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