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Treatise on ancient port of Rome, 1827  

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Delle Via Portuense e dell' antica Citta' di Porto

Nibby, Antonio


Per i tipi di Angelo Ajani



100, [1] pp. (8vo) 21x14 cm (8¼x5½"), later half vellum & mottled boards, leather spine label. First Edition.

Scarce tract on the Roman harbour at Ostia, OCLC/WorldCat lists only six copies - the listing for the British Library copy calls it "an important contribution on the subject, and enlarges on the earlier work of Carlo Fea, published in his Relazione di un viaggio ad Ostie e alla vilia..." The British Library listing calls for a map, but the others do not. There is not map present in this copy. Rubberstamps of the British Archaeological Society and the American Academy in Rome on the title page, paper shelf label on spine.

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Some light foxing within, very good.

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