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Rome. DESEINE. Beschryving van oud en niew Rome.

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Rome. DESEINE. Beschryving van oud en niew Rome.
 
A splendid work on Rome, lavishly illustrated with fine engraved views of historical sights.
DESEINE, François. Beschryving van oud en niew Rome, verdeelt in drie deelen. 

Bound with: 

BARTOLI, Pietro Santi and Giovanni Pietro BELLORI. Oude of antyke schilderyen, gevonden in het graf der nazoonen op den Flaminischen weg buiten Rome. 
Amsterdam, François Halma, 1704. 

3 parts in 2 volumes. Large folio (53.5 x 31.5 cm). With an engraved vignette, and 115 plates and maps (many double-page; the first map hand-coloured) of 120 including 3 title-pages in red and black on 101 leaves, many engravings in the text. Each volume with engraved headpiece and initial. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spines, sprinkled edges. Restored. The present copy is printed on large, unwatermarked paper, some 14 cm taller than the Millard copy (39 x 24.2 cm). 
Some copies are bound with a Dutch translation Kennett's Antiquities of Rome (Aalhoudheden van Rome). 
Some spotting and light soiling, overall in very good condition. The bindings chafed and professionally restored (as noted). 


wed 22 April 2020
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