1752 King Charles III of Spain ARMS! Armorial Binding Naples Sicily Bourbon Napoli Herculaneum re-discovered / Museum Treasure It was during his rule that the Roman cities of Herculaneum (1738), Stabiae and Pompeii (1748) were re-discovered. The king encouraged their excavation and continued to be informed about findings even after moving to Spain. Charles also encouraged the development of skilled craftsmen in Naples and Sicily, after centuries of foreign domination. Charles is recognized for having recreated the “Neapolitan nation”, building an independent and sovereign kingdom. It is also the craftsman of a deep politics of reformations more administrative, more social and more religious that the kingdom awaited since a long time. Charles was the most popular king the Neapolitans had had for many years. He was very supportive of the people’s needs, regardless of class, and has been hailed as an Enlightenment king. Among the initiatives aimed at bringing the kingdom out of difficult economical conditions, Charles created the “commerce council” that negotiated with the Ottomans, Swedes, French and Dutch. He also founded an insurance company and took measures to protect the forests, and tried to start the extraction and exploitation of the natural resources. Main author: Ottavio Antonio Bayardi Title: Prodromo Delle Antichità d’Ercolano Published: Napoli : Regia Stamperia Palatina, 1752. Language: Italian Provenance: King Charles III of Spain ARMS! Armorial Binding Naples Sicily Bourbon Napoli FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: two instances where an engraving has been excised from a page; otherwise complete with all 520 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: Napoli : Regia Stamperia Palatina, 1752. Size: ~9in X 7in (23cm x 17.5cm) Photos available upon request. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: 1752 King Charles III of Spain ARMS! ...
Publisher: Napoli : Regia Stamperia Palatina, 1752.
Publication Date: 1752
Book Condition: Good
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