New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2010. 453 illustrations, including 337 in full color. xii + 484 pages. Very thick 4to, red pictorial boards, d.w. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, (2010). A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Maryan W. Ainsworth, Stijn Alsteesn and Nadine M. Orenstein with Contributions by Others.
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London: Harvard University Press, 1964. Translated by Horace White. 4 volumes, 16mo, green cloth, price-clipped d.w. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press/ London: Heinemann, 1964 - 1968. Reprint Edition. A fine set in very good (+) dust wrappers. Loeb Classical Library, Books #2, 3, 4, 5. Text in Greek and English.
London: Harvard University Press, 1969. Translated by GULICK, Charles Burton. 6volumes, Lacks volume 5. 16mo, green cloth, price-clipped d.w. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press/ London: Heinemann, 1969. Reprint Edition. A near fine set. Loeb Classical Library, Books #204, 208, 224, 235, 327, 345.Text in Greek and English.
London: Isaac Basire. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 7" x 12", sheet measures 10 1/2" x 14" A detailed map of ancient Rome with 52 numbered sites, published in the 18th century. Isaac Basire (1704-1768) was a London based engraver, producing mostly maps and book illustrations. He often worked closely with the publisher John Nourse, engraving as well as printing his plates for publication. He was the first in a family line of prolific engravers, with his son, grandson, and.....
London: Bradbury, Agnew. From the founding of the city to the end of the commonwealth. Illustrated title page, 10 color plates and black & white illustrations by John Leech, 308 pages, 8vo, 3/4 leather, gilt-lettered raised bands, t.e.g., tissue guards; (lightly rubbed). London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., n.d. ca. 1860. Very good.
London: Bradbury, Agnew. From the founding of the city to the end of the commonwealth. Illustrated title page, 10 color plates and black & white illustrations by John Leech, 308pp., 8vo, 3/4 calf, green leather spine label, ornately gilt spine, marbled boards, marbled edges, (lightly rubbed). London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., n.d. [ca. 1860].
Cologne: Braun & Hogenberg, 1575. View. Uncolored copper engraving. Image measures 11.5" x 19.25". These two bird's-eye views, Pozzuoli (Puteoli) above and Baia (Baiae) below, are together on one sheet. They show both cities as located on the Gulf of Naples. The numerous ships around Pozzuoli reference its history as an important Roman port, while in the view of Baia, the remains of an ancient Roman thermal bath alludes to the city's prized springs. Small figures gesture animatedly while tending.....