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WINCKELMANN, Johann Joachim (1717--1768)
Description des pierres gravées du feu Baron de Stosch dediée a son eminence Monseigneur le Cardinal Aléxandre Albani par M. l'abbé Winckelmann bibliothecaire de son eminence.
A Florence, chez André Bonducci,, 1760.
[8], XXXII, [32], 596 p. ; 25.0 cm. (4º)

With a dedication from Baron Stosch to Cardinal Albani. With a bibliographical 'Table de quelques Auteurs cités dans cet Ouvrage' (pp. XXX--XXXII), [32] pp. of 'Table Des Matieres' and a leaf of errata. At the end of the preface (p. XXIX): Imprimée à Rome.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 4s. on 23 June 1808. (Spiers Box). Verso of first front free-endpaper inscribed in ink bf/ chf (?), recto of second front free-endpaper inscribed in pencil -a- and =s4=/, rear free-endpaper inscribed in pencil 14/=. The title-page verso has a British Museum 'Sale Duplicate' stamp dated 1787 and is inscribed in pencil VII/ [horizontal curly brace]/ EE.a. In this copy the bibliography, contents and errata are bound following the preface.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt-tooled borders of anthemion and fleur de lis, gilt-tooled spine with stylised eagles and flowers, red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 3612

Additional Names Thomas Boone; Stosch, Philippe, baron von (1691--1757); British Museum

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