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Speculum romanae magnificentiae 1 edition

Speculum romanae magnificentiae
Antoine Lafréry

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Speculum romanae magnificentiae
omnia fere quaecunq[ue], in urbe monumenta extant, partim iuxta antiquam, partim iuxta hodiernam formam accuratiss, delineata repraesentans : accesserunt non paucae, tum antiquarum, tum modernarum rerum urbis figurae nunquam antehac aeditae.

Published 1560 by Antonio Lafreri, Claude Duchet, Nicholas van Aelst in [Rome .
Written in Latin.

Edition Notes

An assortment of engravings of buildings, monuments, and sculptures of ancient and Renaissance Rome produced for 16th-century travelers and probably selected by the printer-engravers from a larger set. Cf. "Das Speculum romanae magnificentiae des Antonio Lafreri" in Huelsen, Christian C.F. Collectanea variae doctrinae Leoni S. Olschki ..., 1921.
Engraved title signed: Antonius Lafreri exc. Roma.
LC copy incomplete: has only [67] leaves of plates, [18] folded. Dealer's 4-page typescript description, laid in pocket inside front cover of conservation binding, includes list of [148] engravings.

Pictorial works, Early works to 1800.
Other Titles
Specvlvm romanae magnificentiae


Library of Congress
N6920 .L3

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[148?] leaves of plates, some folded :
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History Created December 8, 2009 · 2 revisions Download catalog record: RDF / JSON

December 4, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Added subjects from MARC records.
December 8, 2009 Created by ImportBot add works page