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NARDINI, Famiano (d. 1661)
[Roma antica. 1704]
Roma antica di Famiano Nardini alla Santità di N.S. Clemente XI. Edizione seconda.
In Roma, nella libreria di Giovanni Andreoli. Stampato da Gaetano Zenobi,, 1704.
[18], 583, [1], 24 p., [9] pl. (1 fold.) : illus. ; 24.0 cm. (4º)

First published 1665 (second issue: 1666, q.v.). This edition includes new prelims signed by Francesco Andreoli and, in addition to all three parts of the first edition, a reprint of 'Memorie Di Varie Antichità Trovate In Diversi Luoghi Della Città Di Roma, Scritte Da Flaminio Vacca Nell'Anno 1594.' All of the plates of the first edition are reprinted, many as illustrations within the text; the two elevations of the pyramid of Caius Cestius are printed on separate leaves. An unsigned unnumbered folding map with caption top left ('Antiqvae Romae Facies ex antiquis aedificiorum Ruinis, ...') and irregular page direction top right ('Tom. I. pag. 189.') is additionally inserted before p.1 in this copy. BAL, Early printed books, no. 2231; Schudt 750.

Copy Notes Purchased at Christie's sale, 23 March 1813 (q.v.) for 15s. 6d. in lot 93 (with five other items). Early ownership inscription in ink on front free-endpaper Ed: Sainthill, followed by price -10s.-d.

Binding C18th mottled sheep, blind-ruled borders, tan leather gilt-stamped spine-label.

Reference Number 2857

Additional Names Falconieri, Ottavio (1646--1676); Dati, Carlo Roberto (1619--1675); Sainthill, Edward; Vacca, Flaminio (1538--1600); Christie, James, the younger (1773--1831), auctioneer. [Sale cat. 1813:03:23]

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