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RAFFEI, Stefano (1712--1788)
Dissertazione sopra un singolar combattimento espresso in bassorilievo esistente nella villa dell'eminentissimo signor Cardinale Alessandro Albani.
[Rome]: [Generoso Salomoni], [1773?].
28 p. : [1] full-p. engr. illus. ; 38.4 cm. (2°)

Anonymous. Issued in a volume of short tracts by Stefano Raffei about the Villa Albani that may have been intended by the publisher Generoso Salomoni as an informal supplement to Winckelmann's Monumenti antichi inediti, 2 vols, Rome 1767 (q.v.). In addition to the present work, the Soane copy contains: Saggio di osservazioni sopra un bassorilievo della villa ... Albani, 1773 (q.v.), Il nido canzone didascalica sopra un antico nido di marmo esistente nella villa ... Albani ..., 1778 (q.v.) and Osservazioni sopra alcuni antichi monumenti esistenti nella villa ... Albani, 1779 (q.v.). Some copies of the supplementary volume, for example the one in the Warburg Institute, additionally contain Ricerche sopra un Apolline della villa dell'eminentissimo signor Cardinale Alessandro Albani, Rome, 1772. The present work, bound following the Saggio di osservazioni ..., has a divisional title-leaf with no imprint line but separate pagination and register from the preceding work, and includes 'Filottete Addolorato Altro Bassorilievo Nella Villa Dell'Eminentissmo Signor Cardinale Alessandro Albani', pp. [19]--28 (C2-6), also with divisional title-leaf.

Copy Notes Bound (2) with three other tracts by Raffei, as vol. III of Winckelmann's Monumenti antichi inediti, 1767 (q.v.).

Binding C18th diced russia, gilt double-rule and roll-tooled borders, gilt tooled and lettered spines with urn motif, marbled edges and endpapers. Bound as vol. III of Winckelmann's Monumenti antichi inediti, 1767 (q.v.). Josiah Taylor was paid 9s. 6d. for binding on 23 November 1804. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.1).

Reference Number 6535


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