Decorative items from ancient civilizations


Nouva Raccolta Rappresentante I Costumi Religiosi Civili, e Militari Degli Antichi Egiziani, Etruschi, Greci, e Romani. Rome, ca. 1800. Quarto. Paper covers. Title page and 49 engravings. With foxing throughout.

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An impressive work of 49 engravings showing the clothing, decorative objects and items of military and religious use from various ancient cultures. Included are images from the Egyptian, Etruscan, Greek and Roman civilizations. While the plates are foxed (which is how this work is often found), the images of fascinating and the book rare.