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Les delices de l'Italie : contenant une description exacte du païs, des principales villes, de toutes les antiquitez, & de toutes les raretez qui s'y trouvent ; ouvrage enrichi d'un tres-grand nombre de figures en taille-douce. Tome premier.-[quatrieme]

Author/Creator:
Rogissart, Alexandre de.
Publication:
Paris : Par la Compagnie des Libraires, 1707.
Format/Description:
Book
4 v. : ill., maps, plans ; 17 cm.
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Subjects:
Italy -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Italy -- Antiquities.
Form/Genre:
Gold tooled bindings (Binding) -- 1707.
Leather bindings (Binding)
Notes:
Title vignettes.
Includes index.
All vols. have added engraved t.p.
By sieurs de Rogissart and abbé Havard. Cf. Preface.
First published in Leyden, 1706.
Contains numerous folded engraved plates; plates are after Bertelli, Rubens, Boschini, Coronelli, etc.; a single engraver identified as Magdeleine Horthemels (later Louise-M. Cochin).
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Bound in brown leather with gold and red design on ridged spine.
Athenaeum copy: v. 1 exhibited: "Samuel Breck (1771-1862): Books From the Library of a Philadelphia Francophile," at the Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 2013-14.
Athenaeum copy: Conserved and rebound in 2002 with a grant from the Florence Gould Foundation.
Athenaeum copy: Breck 2nd presentation bookplate.
Athenaeum copy: Includes lengthy list of all plates written in ink on end papers of vol. 1-4.
Contributor:
Havard, abbé, fl. 1706.
Cochin, Louise Madeleine Horthemels, 1686-1767. , Engraver
Breck, Samuel, 1771-1862. , Donor