Pompei; Piccoli Bronzi del Real Museo Borbonico.descritti e disegnati da Carlo Ceci, Carlo Ceci.
Pompei; Piccoli Bronzi del Real Museo Borbonico.descritti e disegnati da Carlo Ceci,
Pompei; Piccoli Bronzi del Real Museo Borbonico.descritti e disegnati da Carlo Ceci,

Pompei; Piccoli Bronzi del Real Museo Borbonico.descritti e disegnati da Carlo Ceci,

[Naples; stamperis di Salvatore Piscopo], 1858. Oblong Folio. Item #019995

2nd edition. (lacks the descriptive text used as title page usually mounted to upper board, replaced with a hand colored lithograph titled Pompei) Dedication page "A Sue Eccellenza Don Domenico Spinelli" Napoli dated Marzo, 30 1858, Carlo Ceci. 1 full page color plate, 21 hand colored lithographs mounted on 11 leaves (two per leaf) with the first plate mounted singularly. Following these plates are 13 more hand tinted plates depicting brass utensils, tools, small child’s carriages, jewelry, etc. with 10 pages of descriptive text in French and Italian. Bound in ¾ black morocco over brown cloth, hand colored lithograph mounted to upper board, spine flat and ruled in gilt, cloth on rear board has sustained some water staining but without penetration through board. This copy contains the three extra hand tinted plates.An increasingly scarce work.

Price: $1,500.00

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