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Etruscology. MARIANI. De Etruria metropoli.

EUR 600,00
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Etruscology. MARIANI. De Etruria metropoli.
 MARIANI, Francesco. De Etruria metropoli. Romae, Hieronymi Mainardi, 1728

4to, 237x165 mm; contemporary full vellum binding; gilt title on label on spine. Sprayed edges. Pp. XXI, [3], 214, [2], 215-290, [2]. Titlepage in red and black ink. Woodcut vignette on titlepage. Woodcut initial and headpiece. 2 folded plate engraved in copper out text. Text also in greek and jewish. Nice specimen with wide margins.

Condition Report

First edition. Beautiful and interesting treatise quoted by Moreni (II, p.40) which attributes to the author the intention to want 'at any cost that Viterbo was the Metropolis of Tuscany'. Fascinating geographical folded map engraved by Serafino Giovannini depicting the territory of the Lower and Middle Etruria.
thu 25 June 2020
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