Veiling 355 Old & Rare Books - Classical Antiquity

ROME -- (OVERBEKE, B. ab. Reliquiæ antiquæ urbis Romæ. Amst., J. Crellius, 1708). Engr. portrait of the author by C. Vermeulen after J.C. le Blon, engr. dedicated to Queen Anna by M. Pool, engr. allegorical front. by M. Pool, fold. engr. map by M. Pool, and 143 (of 146) engr. plates, one dep. the Collosseum large fold. Fol. (Bind. and all texts lack, (blank) margins stained throughout, worsening a bit towards end (w. even some moulding to blank margins of some lvs.), split in fold. map/small tear in portr., both w. clumsy rep. on v°).

Bonaventura van Overbeek (1660–1705) was born and died in Amsterdam. According to Houbraken, he drew the Roman ruins from life and, while in Rome, he joined the Bentvueghels with the nickname Romulus. The 'Reliquiæ' is a book with descriptions of the major sites of Rome. Lacking all text and plates a24, a25, a34. Although the plates are in fact in very good condition, the work is sold w.a.f. as a collection of plates. - Kissner Coll. 318; Graesse V, 66.

€ 900

uitslag € 750

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