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Marliani, Bartolomeo
URBIS ROMAE TOPOGRAPHIA... AD FRANCISCUM REGEM GALLORUM EIUSDEM URBIS LIBERATOREM INVICTUM. (ROME: LUIGI AND VALERIO DORICO, SEPTEMBER 1544)
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 4,750 GBP
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Marliani, Bartolomeo
URBIS ROMAE TOPOGRAPHIA... AD FRANCISCUM REGEM GALLORUM EIUSDEM URBIS LIBERATOREM INVICTUM. (ROME: LUIGI AND VALERIO DORICO, SEPTEMBER 1544)
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 4,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Marliani, Bartolomeo
URBIS ROMAE TOPOGRAPHIA... AD FRANCISCUM REGEM GALLORUM EIUSDEM URBIS LIBERATOREM INVICTUM. (ROME: LUIGI AND VALERIO DORICO, SEPTEMBER 1544)
folio (303 x 207mm.), woodcut initials, woodcut illustrations and maps (one double-page), woodcut printer's device on final leaf, contemporary limp vellum, occasional light staining, first few leaves damp-stained at upper corner (particularly affecting flyleaf), a few leaves becoming loose, binding slightly torn around sewing stations and becoming loose, lacking 2 pairs of alum-tawed ties
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Provenance

Frid. Mentz, 1718, inscription on title-page (perhaps Friedrich Mentz, 1673-1749, the professor of philosophy from Leipzig); Walter Ashburner (1864-1936, professor at Oxford and co-founder of the British Institute of Florence), Florence, 1907, inscription on title-page

Literature

Edit16 34273; Mortimer, Harvard Italian 284

Catalogue Note

First illustrated edition of Marliani's work on ancient Rome, which depicts for the first time the statue of Laocoön and the Capitoline Wolf, together with a large map of Rome by Giovanni Battista Palatino.

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