"Art cabinet" (transl.), containing 100 plates of monuments of ancient Rome, Gravenhage, 1737
Works of Art, Antiquities | O88kua | Online auction | 884 Lots
Description"Kunstkabinet, besluitende Hondert der Allerberoemste Antique Stantbeelden, staende binnen Rome; Door den vermaerden en kunstryken François Perrier". The coppers by Cornelissen van Daelen based on drawings by Perrier, with descriptions by François Desseine. Printed at Bernardus van der Cloese in Gravenhagen.
Folio. Frontispiece, title in red and black print, 1 leaf introduction, 54 numbered pages, with 100 numbered full-page tables in between, an unnumbered alphabetical table of content at the end. Throughout slightly browned, minor foxing, slightly more on the first few leaves. Wide margins, strong print. Full-calf, rubbed and bumped, the spine with gilt decoration and title label (damaged), with a 6 cm tear to the top end of the back. All in all a nice, complete copy in good condition of this rare print.
Condition: II - III Questions about the lot?