London, South Kensington
2 June 1998
FULVIO, Andrea. Antiquitates urbis. Rome: Marcellus Silber, 1527.
Small 2°. Title within woodcut border, woodcut initials. (Title lightly soiled, R1-2 and R5-6 dampstained, occasional light spotting.) Later half calf and boards (very lightly rubbed). Provenance: Nicolai Troili Decani Wratisl. (old inscription to title); "Ex dono fratis carissimi boni Nicolai Troili Decani Wratislaviensis, possideo Fran. Godef. Troilo in ... 1635, 17 Mar, Watislavia missum" (inscription to title, another inscription to verso of final leaf of text); E. C. (initials stamped on title).
FIRST EDITION. Antiquitates urbis is the most important of the early topographical books on Rome. BL STC Italian, p. 283; Olschki Choix 16977; Schudt 598.
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