Lot 6002

"Admiranda romanarum antiquitatum", a compilation of large-sized coppers of roman art work, by Bartoli and Bellori, Italy, 1693

Works of Art, Antiquities | O88kua | Online auction | 884 Lots

Description

An impressive collection of roman art work and monuments by one of the time's most talented and appraised etchers, Pietro Santi Bartoli, with comments by Pietro Bellori. 2nd edition, with the first one, dated 1685, extremely rare and impossible to find with all plates. In-Folio (35,5 x 48 cm), 83 (instead of 84) numbered leaves, the last one, #84, missing. Strong paper with white margins, water stains on the top edge throughout, some foxing and browning mostly in the right margins, a water stain in the right bottom corner from beginning to plate 30. Plate 4 and title dirtied. The front cover with fly leaf missing, the rear cover broken off the back, but still in place.

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General Information

Our online auction "Works of Art, Antiquities" includes 893 lots. The auction starts on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 10:00 am (CET). The pre-sale view will take place from June 16 -19, 2021 from 11 am to 17 pm (CET).