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Mazzocchi, Giacomo
EPIGRAMMATA ANTIQUAE URBIS. ROME: GIACOMO MAZZOCCHI, 1521
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Mazzocchi, Giacomo
EPIGRAMMATA ANTIQUAE URBIS. ROME: GIACOMO MAZZOCCHI, 1521
Estimate
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Mazzocchi, Giacomo
EPIGRAMMATA ANTIQUAE URBIS. ROME: GIACOMO MAZZOCCHI, 1521
folio (318 x 228mm.), 21 woodcut illustrations, including one full-page woodcut of the Pantheon, text comprising ancient Roman inscriptions, many set within woodcut ornamental or architectural borders, contemporary Roman black goatskin, blind-tooled with arabesque centrepiece surrounded by two different roll-tolled borders, outlined with blind fillet borders and filled with small leafy tools, modern red morocco display case, some slight browing and spotting, hinges very slightly worn, lacking ties
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Provenance

"Alfonsus Sanc- Barc. canonicus sua P. com," inscription on title; V.G. and library shelfmark S.X.10 on title-page

Literature

Censimento 16 CNCE 18162; Mortimer, Harvard Italian 297; Cicognara 3789

Catalogue Note

First and only edition of Mazzocchi's influential anthology of ancient Roman epigraphs.

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