De Pictura Veterum Libris Tres, Tot in locis emendati, & tam multis accessionibus aucti, ut plane novi possint videri: Accedit Catalogus, Adhuc ineditus, Architectorum, Mechanicorum, fed praecipue Pictorum, Statuariorum, Caelatorum, Tornatorum, aliorumque Artificum, & Operum quae fecerunt, secundum feriem litterarum gigestus.

hardcover. Extra illustrated title page and another fine portrait, both engraved by Gunst after Adrian van der Werff. Two volumes bound together. [30], 296, [20]; [32], 236, [16]pp. Thick folio, contemporary blind-stamped vellum (worn but sound and quite attractive; neat repairs to front joint). Rotterdam: Regneri Leers, 1694. A nice copy of this book, with small ownership signature and book label of art historian Meyer Schapiro.

The second edition, greatly expanded. An impressive compilation of ancient Greek & Roman writings on painting.

Price: $1,450.00

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