ROSSINI (LUIGI) Le Antichità dei contorni di Roma ossia le più rinomate città del Lazio Tivoli, Albano, Castel Gandolfo, Palestrina, Tuscolo, Cora e Ferentin, Rome, presso l'autore e presso Scudellari [letterpess printed by Vincenzo Poggioli], 1824-1826
Lot 67
ROSSINI (LUIGI)
Le Antichità dei contorni di Roma ossia le più rinomate città del Lazio Tivoli, Albano, Castel Gandolfo, Palestrina, Tuscolo, Cora e Ferentin, Rome, presso l'autore e presso Scudellari [letterpess printed by Vincenzo Poggioli], 1824-1826
Sold for £11,250 (US$ 17,743) inc. premium

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ROSSINI (LUIGI) Le Antichità dei contorni di Roma ossia le più rinomate città del Lazio Tivoli, Albano, Castel Gandolfo, Palestrina, Tuscolo, Cora e Ferentin, Rome, presso l'autore e presso Scudellari [letterpess printed by Vincenzo Poggioli], 1824-1826
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ROSSINI (LUIGI)
Le Antichità dei contorni di Roma ossia le più rinomate città del Lazio Tivoli, Albano, Castel Gandolfo, Palestrina, Tuscolo, Cora e Ferentin, half-title, address to the reader leaf, plate list on 3 leaves, etched title and 72 plates by and after Rossini (comprising 66 etched views and 6 plans, one double-page, numbered 1-73), contemporary half vellum gilt over marbled boards, red morocco spine label [Berlin Kat 1917], large oblong folio (537 x 745mm.), Rome, presso l'autore e presso Scudellari [letterpess printed by Vincenzo Poggioli], 1824-1826

Footnotes

  • MAGNIFICENT VIEWS OF TIVOLI, THE VILLA ADRIANA AND THE ROMAN CAMPAGNA: AN EXCEPTIONALLY CLEAN COPY. This collection of fine large plates is uniformly bound with Rossini's volume on the city of Rome (see preceding lot).

    Provenance: private English collection since the 1970s.
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