Cosas Maravillosas de la Santa Ciudad de Roma
Juan Baptista Vaccondio
Ref. 106280 Edition. 1729 Edition
Published By: Printed for Pedro Leone by Gaetano Zenobio 1729 (Rome)
Wonderful things of the Holy City of Rome. Scarce guide to Rome in Spanish for foreign visitors which first appeared circa 1711, this being dated 1729. Bound in contemporary vellum with four raised bands to spine. Contains engraved frontispiece as well as a double-page engraved view of the Vatican. Light rubbing and bumping to boards. Occasional spotting and age toning to pages throughout, otherwise clean and bright. Ink inscription to ffep reading 'R. D. Waddilove - 1777'. Probably Robert Darley Waddilove 1736-1828, Dean of Rippon. Intriguing book with interested provenance.
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book
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