Auction 408 / Lot n° 2398

Roma sacra antica, e moderna figurata, e divisa in tre parti - Rome: Giovanni Battista Molo, 1687. First edition of this guide of Rome with many illustrations. 8vo (166 x 100mm). Title in red and black, engraved frontispiece and engraved plate by Vincenzo de Romanis, numerous woodcut illustrations and endpieces in text (lacking $3 but there are lots of variants registered in SBN, frontispiece with small marginal repair, occasional light browning, small clean tear to E5, without final blank). Modern morocco, gilt spine, red speckled edges, slipcase. Provenance: M. Fochi (ownership stamp on title) - numerical list on final flyleaf. The lot is accompanied by an export license.

Auction: 21 November 2017 at 15:00

Estimate € 200 - 300

Sold € 240