Greek archeology. MAFFEI. Graecorum Siglae Lapidariae.

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Greek archeology. MAFFEI. Graecorum Siglae Lapidariae.
 MAFFEI, Scipione. Graecorum Siglae Lapidariae. Veronae, Agostino Carattoni, 1746

Small 8vo, 165x110 mm; sewing binding. Pp. 142,last leaf blank. Vignette engraved on copper on titlepage Woodcut initials, headpieces and endpieces.. 1 folded plate engraved on copper o.t. on p. 82. Text in greek and latin. Nice copy with wide margins.

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First edition. The historian and scholar Scipione Maffei in his vast interests towards classical antiquities, gave enormous impulse and contribution to the epigraphic and lapidary study. This work contains part of the epigraphic material announced in the Prospetto of 1732, when Maffei gave life to an ambitious project that led him to travel throughout Europe with the aim of collecting and transcribing the greatest number of epigraphs to be assembled in a corpus of 10 volumes containing all the ancient inscriptions of Europe. The name of the publisher, Agostino Carattoni, from the press license to p. 8.
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