Auction 356 Old & Rare Books - Classical Antiquity

ROME -- DESSEINE, F. Beschryving van oud en nieuw Rome. Uit het Fransch en Latyn vert. (d. W. v. R(anouw)). (Vol. 1 only). Amst., F. Halma, 1704. 1 of 3 vols. (28), 160 pp. W. engr. front., engr. ti-vign., 24 text-engr. (incl. 2 headpieces), 62 full-p. engr., & 13 fold./double-p. engr. plates/maps by Goeree, Baptist, Van Vianen, (a.o.) after Goeree. - Bound (as often) with: B. KENNET. De aaloudheden van Rome, of beschryving van de geleerdheyd en opvoeding der Romeynen. Vert. d. W. Sewel. Amst., F. Halma, 1704. W. engr. front., 21 text-engr. (incl. 1 headpiece), 2 fold. maps (1 map rep./piece missing), 10 fold. engr. (1 lge fold.) & 6 full-p. engr. - 2 in 1 vol. Fol. Cont. blind tooled vellum w. raised bands. (Tear in top of spine, corners a bit worn/dam., vellum a bit stained, free endpapers gone, a bit browned).

First part (complete in itself) of the first & only Dutch translation of a monumental and splendid work on the history of Rome. - Schudt 555; Van Eeghen/v.d. Kellen 578; Kunst op Schrift 91, 96; Kissner 109.

€ 300

result € 900

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