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Romanae magnitudinis monumenta : quae vrbem illam ... velut rediuiuam exhibent posteritati veterum recentiorumque quotquot hac de re scripserunt authoritate probata quibus suffragantur numismata et musea principum praesertim fragmenta marmorea Farnesiana quæ vrbis antiquae ichnographiam continent

Domenico de ROSSI

Romanae magnitudinis monumenta : quae vrbem illam ... velut rediuiuam exhibent posteritati veterum recentiorumque quotquot hac de re scripserunt authoritate probata quibus suffragantur numismata et musea principum praesertim fragmenta marmorea Farnesiana quæ vrbis antiquae ichnographiam continent

Sumptibus ac typis Dominici de Rubeis, Io: Iacobi haeredis., Romae (Rome) 1699, in-4 à l'italienne (28x43cm), 138pl., relié.


First edition, illustrated with 138 engraved plates, including the title and the frontispiece. Although the main burner is Domenico Rossi, most boards are unsigned Pietro Bartoli and boards are reworked from another work Antiqua Urbis Splendor (1637) by Giacomo Lauro (Italian painter Veronese follower). The only name of a designer that found on some boards is that of Petro Beretino Cortonensi. Printing on thick paper. Most boards are small text curvilinear characters. Half time Veal corners. Italian bookbinding. Spine ribbed decorated with flowers and wheels. Friction, particularly on the flats. Very blunt corners. Inside a beautiful freshness. Famous collection of engravings of ancient Rome, of great beauty; boards do not just include the major monuments such as the Pantheon and the Colosseum, but represent all aspects of the greatness of Rome; So we find military boards, archaeological, maritime; boards of architecture is naturally the most numerous, thus spreading knowledge of Roman architecture in the seventeenth. Domenico Rossi is responsible for several collections of architecture, including civil studio architettura di Roma, a collection of Etruscan monuments with Bartoli ... --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

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