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De Musivis...

by Furietti, Giuseppe Alessandro

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Rome: Apud Jo. Mariam Salvioni Typographum, 1752. 4to, contemporary vellum over boards; gilt-lettered spine within gilt border; edges speckled in red. lSomwhat warped. Excellent copy of the first and only edition of this fundamental history of mosaics from antiquity until Furietti's own time. Title page printed in red and black with engraved vignette. Handsome engraved head-and-tailpieces and historiated initials throughout. Six full page plates of which four are folding. The work resulted from Furietti's discoveries in the ruins of Hadrian's villa. The first plate is the drinking doves mosaic described by Pliny in his Historiae Naturalis and which is now in the Capitoline Museum. Other plates include a Persian floor mosaic. Berlin Katalog 3946.. Vellum Over Boards. Near Fine. 4to.


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De Musivis...
Furietti, Giuseppe Alessandro
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Apud Jo. Mariam Salvioni Typographum
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Mosaics, Antiquity

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The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
title page
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A decorative design or illustration placed at the beginning or end of a ...[more]
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
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The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...[more]
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