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VELTHEIM, August Ferdinand, Graf von (1741--1801)
[Vermuthungen von der Barberini-, jetzt Portland-Vase. English]

Conjectures sur l'urne de Barberini, appartenant au Duc de Portland. Par A. F. Comte de Veltheim, ... Traduit de l'allemand avec des notes, par E. C. I. van de Vivere.
A Helmstedt de l'imprimerie de C.G. Fleckeisen, 1801.
XIV, 42, [2] p., [1] fold. pl. ; 20.0 cm. (8º)

First published in German in Helmstädt, 1791. Veltheim's other publications were mainly about minerology.

Copy Notes Rear free-endpaper inscribed in ink (in English) with a description of the figures on the vase and Dr Darwin's [Dr. Erasmus Darwin (1731--1802)] opinion that they represent a part of the Eleusian mysteries.

Binding C19th tree sheep, gilt-ruled borders, gilt triple-rule spine, red spine-label, gilt edges.

Reference Number 3488


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