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Le rovine del castello dell'Acqua Giulia situato in Roma presso S. Eusebio e falsamente detto dell'Acqua Marcia colla dicharazione di uno de' celebri passi del comentario Frontiniano e sposizione della maniera con cui gli antichi Romani distribuivan le acque per uso della citta / di Gio. Batista Piranesi.

By: Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: In Roma : Nella stamperia di Generoso Salomoni, 1761Description: [4], 26 p., [18] leaves of plates : ill. (engravings) ; 56 cm (fol.).Other title: Del castello dell'Acqua Giulia [Added title page title].Subject(s): Frontinus, Sextus Julius. 30-114 De aquis urbis Romae | Art -- Italy -- Rome -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800 | Architecture -- Italy -- Rome -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800 | Aqueducts -- Italy -- Rome -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800 | Rome (Italy) -- Description and travel -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800 | Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800
Contents:
[Half-t., t.-p.] -- Del Castello dell'Acqua Giulia -- Spiegazione delle tavole del castello dell' Acqua Giulia (p. 13-20); Imprimatur -- Delle cautele usate dagli antichi nella concessione e distribuzione delle acque (p. 21-26); [colophon].
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L.618.95.PIR.1 (Browse shelf) 1 Available Bookplate: James O'Byrne with coats of arms. | Half leather binding with five edges, gold decorations and green leather label with gold lettering. | Gift from Mark Getty, Chair of BSR Council, purchased 20/02/2018 at the auction of Sergio Rossetti's Library in Milan (Lot. 247)

"Si vendono presso l'Autore alla Trinità de' Monti."

Half-title: Del castello dell' Acqua Giulia.

The name of the printer, Generoso Salomoni, is given in the colophon (p. 26)

Plates 17 and 18 are carried on one sheet; plate 4 comprises two images, printed from 2 coppers; plate 19 is unsigned. All other plates, and the title-plate, are signed as made by F. Piranesi; an initial letter and two tailpieces are also signed as made by him; one initial is unsigned.

Signatures: A-E² F⁴ (-F4)

[Half-t., t.-p.] -- Del Castello dell'Acqua Giulia -- Spiegazione delle tavole del castello dell' Acqua Giulia (p. 13-20); Imprimatur -- Delle cautele usate dagli antichi nella concessione e distribuzione delle acque (p. 21-26); [colophon].

Catalogo ragionato dei libri d’arte e d’antichità posseduti dal conte Cicognara 3834-3

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