Bellori, Giovanni Pietro (1613-1696) Veterum Illustrium Philosophorum, Poetarum, Rhetorum, et Oratorum Imagines.
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Bellori, Giovanni Pietro (1613-1696) Veterum Illustrium Philosophorum, Poetarum, Rhetorum, et Oratorum Imagines. Rome: Jacob de Rubeis, 1685. First edition, folio, illustrated with engraved frontispiece opposite title and ninety-two additional plates, engraved title to start each of the three sections dedicated to philosophers, poets, and prose writers and orators; bound in full contemporary calf (joints cracking, some surface wear to leather), ex libris Colonel Vesey, with his engraved bookplate pasted inside the front board, 13 x 8 1/2 in.
[cross]2, 2[cross]2, 42 unsigned engraved leaves, A-E2, 30 unsigned engraved leaves, a-d2, 23 unsigned engraved leaves, A-D2.
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