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Roma descritta ed illustrata / dall'abbate Giuseppe Antonio Guattani.

By: Guattani, Giuseppe Antonio, 1748-1830.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: In Roma : nella stamperia Pagliarini, 1805Edition: In questa seconda edizione corretta ed accresciuta.Description: 2 v. (front., [4], 122, [1] p., [28] leaves of plates (some folded); [4], 150, [1] p., [30] leaves of plates (some folded)) : ill., plans (engravings) ; 28 cm (4to).Subject(s): Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities | Rome (Italy) -- Description and travel | Rome (Italy) -- GuidebooksOnline resources: v. 1. On-line version | v. 2. On-line version
List(s) this item appears in: 600 | MarkGettyRareBooks
Item type Current location Call number Vol info Copy number Status Notes Date due
Printed Books British School at Rome
Closed Access Material
600.773.1-2 (Browse shelf) v. 1-2 1 Available In 2 separate volumes. | Newspaper cutting of an article about Giuseppe Antonio Guattani inserted.
Printed Books British School at Rome
Closed Access Material
600.773B.1-2 (Browse shelf) v. 1-2 2 Available 2 volumes bound together. | Vellum binding; leather label stamped in gold on spine; colored gilt edges. | Erased handwritten note on frontispiece. | Annotations on margins. | Gift from Mark Getty, Chair of BSR Council, purchased 20/02/2018 at the auction of Sergio Rossetti's Library in Milan (Lot. 149)

Volume 1 has an engraved frontispiece signed as made by Rastaini which shows: 'Roma Antica Bas.o Riliev.o nella vill.a Albani'. Most plates are unsigned, but a few are signed as engraved by F. R[astaini], Silvestrini, Benede. Mori or Aless. Muchetti. In Volume 2 no plate is signed, apart from pl. 44, which is signed as made by Piranesi F. Several plates in both volumes appear to have had signatures erased.

Signatures: [pi]² a-p⁴ q²; [pi]² a-t⁴.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Rossetti, S. Rome, a bibliography from the invention of printing through 1899 5596

Schudt 773

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