32 vol., folio (some sm. def.).
Contemp. vellum, flat spines with red leather labels, red sprinkled edges (some minor def.). Set in very good condition.
Graevius, Johann Georg - Thesaurus antiquitatum Romanarum [...]. Venice, G. Pasquali, 1732-1737. 12 vol. (tear to 1 pl. in vol. IX). Illustrated with 236 plates, of which 61 fold., and 431 ill. in text. The first edition was published in 1694.
Gronovius, Jacobus - Thesaurus Graecarum antiquitatum [...]. Venice, B. Javarina [- G. Pasquali], 1732-1737. 13 parts in 12 vol. (wormholes at the end of vol. I & X and in vol. III on c. 25 ff., mouldy spots on last f. of vol. X). Illustrated with 429 plates, of which 10 fold., and 223 ill. in text. The first ed. was published in 1697-1702.
Poleni, Giovanni - Utriusque thesauri antiquitatum Romanarum Graecarumque nova supplementa [...]. Venice, G. Pasquali, 1737. 5 vol. (light dampstaining). First edition illustrated with 56 pl., of which 19 fold., and 460 ill. in text.
Sallengre, Albert Henri de - Novus thesaurus antiquitatum Romanarum [...]. Venice, G. Pasquali, 1735. 3 vol. (mouldy spots at the end of vol. I). Illustrated with 18 pl., of which 1 fold., and 165 ill. in text. The first ed. was published in 1716.
Impressive set with in total 32 volumes illustrated with no less than 739 plates, incl. 91 folding, 1,279 ill. in text representing maps (Latium, Beotia, Eubea, Aegean Sea...), statues, bas-reliefs, monuments, coins, etc. Text decorated with some headpieces. Large vignette on all titles. This nearly complete collection on Antiquity can also be accompanied by the "Lexicon [...] Romanarum" of S. Pitiscus in 2 vol. and with the "Inscriptiones antiquae totius orbis Romani" of J. Gruterus in 4 vol.
Ref. Brunet II:1689.
Prov. Libr. stamps.
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