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Archeology. NICOLAS. Illustrazioni di due vasi fittili ed altri monumenti recentemente trovati in Pesto.

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Archeology. NICOLAS. Illustrazioni di due vasi fittili ed altri monumenti recentemente trovati in Pesto.
 NICOLAS, Felice. Illustrazioni di due vasi fittili ed altri monumenti recentemente trovati in Pesto. Roma, 1809 (Roma, presso Francesco Bourlie, 1809)

In elephant folio; 490x328 mm; binding on boards. Printed title stucked on the cover. Pp. [2], XIX, [1]. 3 plates engraved on copper o. t. Woodcut vignette on titlepage. The name of the author on prefaction. Slight traces of wear on cover, a few pages with slight foxing. Nice specimen with wide margins.

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First edition of this report of the decorations in the pottery recently found in the excavations of Paestum. The text consists of a presentation to the president of the Italian Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts Pietro Moscati by Felice Nicolas, an interpretation of the findings of Luigi Lanzi, prolific historian of art and a Jesuit archaeologist, and an appreciation addressed to Felice Nicolas signed by Berio.
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