PIRANESI, GIOVANNI BATTISTA. 1720-1778. ROSSINI, PIETRO.  Il mercurio errante delle grandezze di Roma, tanto antiche, che moderne. Rome: Generoso Salomone, 1750.<BR />
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PIRANESI, GIOVANNI BATTISTA. 1720-1778. ROSSINI, PIETRO. Il mercurio errante delle grandezze di Roma, tanto antiche, che moderne. Rome: Generoso Salomone, 1750.
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PIRANESI, GIOVANNI BATTISTA. 1720-1778. ROSSINI, PIETRO.  Il mercurio errante delle grandezze di Roma, tanto antiche, che moderne. Rome: Generoso Salomone, 1750.<BR /> ROSSINI. Il Mercurio Errante. Rome: 1750. ROSSINI. Il Mercurio Errante. Rome: 1750.
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PIRANESI, GIOVANNI BATTISTA. 1720-1778.
ROSSINI, PIETRO. Il mercurio errante delle grandezze di Roma, tanto antiche, che moderne. Rome: Generoso Salomone, 1750.
2 parts in 1 volume. Small 8vo (160 x 86 mm). [8], 192, [2], 146, [8] pp. Half-title, separate title for part 2. 20 folding engraved plates, including 8 BY PIRANESI. Period vellum, manuscript spine titles. Annotation (dated 1926) to half-title, occasional light spotting, some hash marks in margins, some faint browning to plates and small scuff to one Piranesi plate, but overall clean.
Provenance: Bernardine Murphy (bookplate).

FIRST EDITION WITH PLATES BY PIRANESI.
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