Apr 09, 2015 - Sale 2379

Sale 2379 - Lot 57

Price Realized: $ 438
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
FICORONI, FRANCESCO. Dissertatio de larvis scenicis et figuris comicis antiquorum Romanorum. 85 engraved plates. [12], 115, [9] pages, including half-title and final blank. 4to, 271x195 mm, contemporary calf, rebacked retaining original backstrip; scattered light foxing minimally affecting plates. Armorial bookplate of Sir Richard Paul Jodrell, Bart. Rome: Angelo Rotili for Venanzio Monaldini, 1754

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Corrected and enlarged second edition in Latin of a study of masks and burlesque figures in ancient Roman theatre, first published in Italian in 1736 and in Latin in 1750.