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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.....
Roma: Ugo Bozzi Editore, 1983. Text in Italian. Illustrated mostly in black and white. 403 pages, red leatherette covers, dust wrapper (has several tears), 1983. A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper. The Bamboccianti were genre painters active in Rome from about 1625 until the end of the seventeenth century.
New York: Museum of Natural History, 1979. Profusely illustrated, plus an original engraving by Arthur Secunda. xiii + 305pp., 4to, full leather, a.e.g, 1/4 slipcase. New York: Museum of Natural History with Kent: Volair Limited, 1979. First edition. A fine copy. Deluxe edition, one of 2950 copies, signed by the author.