London, South Kensington
30 November 2001
GORLEAUS, Abraham (1549-1609). Cabinet de Pierres Antiques gravées, ou Collection Choisie, Paris: Lamy, 1778.
2 volumes, 4° (225 x 170mm.), etched portrait frontispiece of Gorlaeus in volume I, 2 etched titles, printed titles in red and black, 282 etched plates (light marginal browning or spotting, occasional soiling), contemporary vellum (tail of spine of vol. II with tear). Provenance: "Santo Varni Scultore" (stamp on title in vol. I, stamp removed from title in vol. II).
FIRST EDITION. Brunet II, 1671; Cohen-de-Ricci 198. (2)
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