Title: Veterum Sepulcra seu Mausolea Romanorum et ...
Publisher: Petrus van der Aa, Lugduni Batavorum
Publication Date: 1728
Book Condition: Very Good
Contemporary half calf and paper over boards; folio (395x238mm); pp.  (half-title p., title-page printed in red and black, with engraved illustration), 60, plus 44 plates (some folding); collates complete. Text in Latin. Front board detached; boards and spine scuffed, and chipped along the edges. Just a little marginal worming to first few leaves; text block somewhat tanned; some light foxing, mostly confined to first and last few leaves. A nice, clean candidate for rebinding. Latin edition of a rare survey of Roman antiquities. Memorable recordings of the tomb of Cecilia Metella, the mausoleum of Hadrian, the Trajan and Antonine columns, as well as a countless number of details, decorations and carvings from various Roman monuments. Pietro Santi Bartoli (1635-1700) was an Italian engraver, draughtsman and painter. Giovanni Pietro Bellori (1613-1696) was an Italian painter and antiquarian but more famously, a prominent biographer of artists of the 17th century. Bookseller Inventory # D14215
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