CLUVERIUS, Philippus (1580-1622). Italia Antiqua... Eiusdem Sicilia Sardinia et Corsica. Leiden: Elzevir, 1624. 2 volumes, 2° (344 x 217mm). Half-titles. Engraved portrait frontispiece of the author, title and 14 double-page maps or town plans. (Some browning, small wormhole through blank margins of five of the maps.) FIRST EDITION
P.CLUVERIUS. Sicilia Antiqua... item, Sardinia et Corsica. Leiden: Elzevir, 1619. 2° (346 x 215mm). Half-title. Engraved title and five double-page maps or town plans. (Light old dampstaining to lower blank margins of maps.) FIRST EDITION.
P.CLUVERIUS. Germaniae Antiquae libri tres. Leiden: Elzevir, 1631. 2° (347 x 218mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece of the author, title, 11 double-page maps, 26 plates (4 double-page). Second edition.
The three works uniformly bound in 18th-century calf gilt, the spines in seven compartments with raised bands, morocco lettering-pieces in two, the others with repeat elephant crest and floral cornerpieces issuing from a crown (some damage to four of the lettering-pieces). Provenance: Sir Andrew Fountaine (binding). (4)