Author:BARTOLI, Pietro Santi (1635-1700)


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Le Antiche Lucerne Sepolcrali Figurate Raccolte dalle Caue sotterranee, e Grotte di Roma.

By: BARTOLI, Pietro Santi (1635-1700).

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: In Roma:, Nella Stamparia di Gio: Francesco Buagni, 1691.: 1691

Seller ID: LV1677

4to. (323 x 219 mm) [8], 16, 15, 12 pp. Engraved section title-pages for each of the 3 parts, 116 full-page engraved plates (1-37, 1-46, 1-33). Full modern antique-style speckled calf, blind-stamped covers, raised bands, gilt-stamped black calf spine label. Fine. RARE. FIRST EDITION of this distinguished study of the ancient sepulchral lamps discovered in the tombs and caves of Rome. These lamps are shown in intricately-engraved plates; the plates were designed and engraved by Bartoli, with explanatory notes by Gio Pietro Bellori. Subsequent editions were published in Berlin in 1702 and Rome ... View more info