Nibby, Antonio

Del Foro Romano della Via Sacra dell’Anfitreato Flavio.

Roma, Vincenzo Poggioli 1819.

Reference: 13086
Price: £495 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. 259 + (3)pp, 5 engraved plates (4 folding). Early twentieth century quarter calf, marbled boards, top edge gilt, other margins untrimmed. Booklabel of Carberry Tower Library (i. e. from the library of Lord Elphinstone, of Carberry Tower, near Musselburgh, Midlothian). A little light spotting on blank margins of plates, but a generally fresh, clean copy.

Only edition of this good scholarly account of the surviving temples, triumphal arches, the columns of Trajan and Phocas, the Colosseum and other structures in the Forum area of central Rome, incorporating information from recent archaeological excavations. Olschki, Choix, 17656.

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