Ethruscarum Antiquitatum Fragmenta.
Florence - 1637 -
Giovanni Battista Landini
(XXIV), 324 pp.
Folio - 32 x 24 cm.
A wonderful copy of this important first edition of
With 4 chalcographic plates (of which 3 are folded and one on double page).
Numerous chalcographic and woodcut illustrations, woodcut initials and friezes.
"Beautiful and precious edition for
the accuracy of the plates engraved in copper and wood ( ... ) as well as for the elegance of the lettering and beauty of the paper, uncommon in Germany"
The folded plates illustrate:
1 - Volterra Antica, size: 57 x 44 cm.
2 " Vulterrae Nova Descriptio ",
size: 57 x 44 cm.
The two aforementioned maps
they are often offered individually at very high prices.
3 - Statua etrusca composta da sconosciuto metallo pesantissimo.
Size: 43 x 27 cm.
The double-page engraving depicts the village of Scornello and its surroundings.
All plates are in excellent condition.
The other numerous images in the text depict fragments with Etruscan inscriptions and symbols.
Excellent coeval full parchment binding with title beautifully handwritten on the spine, slightly faded,
at the bottom.
Crisp and clean covers.
The interiors are also clean and crisp.
Very sturdy sheets, in beautiful condition.
Original endpapers included.
A marginal tear without any loss of paper and text on p. 103 (see photos).
In very good overall condition.
A fine copy.
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- Inghirami Curzio
- Ethruscarum Antiquitatum Fragmenta
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- Giovanni Battista Landini
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- 32×24 cm