Sale: 366 / Rare Books including Marine Art, May 17./18. 2010 in Hamburg Lot 55

 
Georg Christoph Kilian - Denkmäler des alten Roms, 1767

55
Georg Christoph Kilian
Denkmäler des alten Roms, 1767
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,200
Sold:
€ 2,640 / $ 2.904

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Barbault, [J.], Denkmäler des Alten Roms oder Sammlung der vornehmsten und noch in Rom vorhandenen Alterthümer nach Barbaults Zeichnung nebst einer Erklärung derselben aus dem Französischen übersetzt, hrsg. von G. C. Kilian. With engr. title vignette, engr. head vignette and 54 doublepage plates with 97 coppers. Augsburg and Memmingen, C. H. Stage 1767. Contemp. calf. Folio. 5 ll., 40 pp., 1 l.Fromm 1754. - UCBA II, 63. - Fowler 37 notes. - Cf. Ornamenstich-Slg. Berlin 1889 and Thieme/B. II, 65. - First German edition. With nice views of the old Rome, made by the French painter and engraver Jean Barbault (1705-66), who had spent most of his life in Rome "and who did an excellent job in making drawings and etchings of ancient architectural and sculptures." (transl. of quote from Thieme/B.) - Slightly stained, few plates somewhat browned. Binding somewhat scraped, spine partly mended.With engr. title vignette, engr. headpiece and 54 double-page plates with 97 engravings. Contemp. calf. - Slightly stained, some plates somewhat browned. Binding with some scratches, spine partly repaired.
55
Georg Christoph Kilian
Denkmäler des alten Roms, 1767
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,200
Sold:
€ 2,640 / $ 2.904

(incl. 20% surcharge)