Sale: 328 / Rare Books, Nov. 19./20. 2007 in Hamburg Lot 552

 
Italien - Tabellen zur Beschreibung Roms. 1850


 
552
Italien
Tabellen zur Beschreibung Roms. 1850
Estimate:
€ 200 / $ 228
Sold:
€ 240 / $ 273

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Platner u. a., Beschreibung der Stadt Rom. Bilderheft zur I. und II. Abteilung. With 24 engr. footprints, views and plans (of 25; 9 folding) and numerous charts. [Stuttgart, C. G. Cotta 1833-37]. Contemp. half cloth. Oblomg 4to. 62 pp., 4 ll.
Engelmann II, 841. - Cf. Schudt 448. - First edition. - The plates show numerous plans, footprints and views, among them a geognostic image of Rome, comparing plans of the Vatican, footprint of St. Peter and its basilica in various stages of construction, mausoleum of Hadrian, Colosseum, Capitoline Hills and so on. The charts are about the city of Rome, the city's history and on the ancient Rome. - The plan of Rome missing. - Partly foxed (esp. text and in the folding of the plate). Binding rubbed and bumped, outer joints somewhat torn, rear cover with small traces of scraping.

552
Italien
Tabellen zur Beschreibung Roms. 1850
Estimate:
€ 200 / $ 228
Sold:
€ 240 / $ 273

(incl. 20% surcharge)