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Dissertationis isagogicae ad Herculanensium voluminum explanationem pars prima

Rosini, Carlo Maria (ed.); Mazzocchi, Alessio Simmac; Accademia ercolanese di archeologia (Naples, Italy) ; Stamperia reale (Naples, Italy) printer

Published by Ex Regia Typographi, Neapoli, 1797
Condition: good Hardcover
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Folio in brown polished cloth and half leather with bands and gilt titles to spine; [6], 104 pages, [2], XX leaves of plates ([2] folded) : illustrations (facsimiles, maps). Two unnumbered plates are large (approx. 36" in length), folded engraved maps in black & white. 41 cm. In Latin.|| Title vignettes, engraved. Facsimile reproductions of the manuscripts & epigraphy (stone inscriptions) found at Herculaneum, along with type-set transcriptions of the Latin. Text and commentaries in Latin. || Herculaneum (Extinct city) -- Early works to 1800. Vesuvius, Pompei. Maps. Archaeology; archeology. Volcanoes. Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri) -- Facsimiles. Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri) Herculaneum (Extinct city) Italy -- Herculaneum (Extinct city). Rare books. Damp-staining and some molding to lower half of text block, mainly to first half of book. Spine backing chipped at foot (about one inch); boards somewhat discolored and a bit mottled; slight mildew-staining (mainly to bottom gutter & hinges of first twenty or so pages), mild foxing throughout and moderate damp stains to leaves, also throughout; front endpaper loose. All plates present. Plates are located at rear of book and thus largely unaffected by damping, etc. Two large multi-folding maps partly cracked at a few folds only, with mild edge-wear and small tears and fraying to fore-edge of one of the maps. Binding is tight. Overall an about good if worn copy. Worthy of restoration. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 85787

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Title: Dissertationis isagogicae ad Herculanensium ...

Publisher: Ex Regia Typographi, Neapoli

Publication Date: 1797

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:good

Edition: First edition, presumed.

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