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Le Museum de Florence

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Le Museum de Florence

by Francois-Anne David

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3 volumes of French engraver F.A. David's depiction of the gems, engraved stones and statues in the collection of the Medicis, Grand Dukes of Tuscany, at the Museum of Florence.

All copperplates drawn and engraved by Francois-Anne David with explanations by F. Mulot, Doctor in Theology at the Faculty of Paris.

Vol. 1: Ancient gems, 258 pp, 95 plates of portraits of Roman emperors, mythological gods and goddesses, philosophers, poets, monsters, etc.
Vol. 2: Ancient gems, 176 pp, 96 plates of gods and goddesses, cupids, Bacchantes and figures from Roman mythology
Vol. 3: Statues, 143pp, 72 plates of gods, goddesses, Bacchantes and figures from Greek and Roman mythology.

Condition: Leather spines disintegrating, boards hanging by a thread, text and tissue guards foxed, but plates mostly clean and sharp, although slightly browned.

Francois-Anne David was a French engraver and publisher, a pupil of Le Bas, who lived and worked in Paris (1741-1824).

Heavy set, extra shipping charges required.

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Bookseller
Florilegius JP (JP)
Bookseller's Inventory #
Flo130
Title
Le Museum de Florence
Author
Francois-Anne David
Illustrator
Francois-Anne David
Format/Binding
Half leather with marbled boards
Book Condition
Used - Good-
Jacket Condition
None
Quantity Available
1
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Chez l'Auteur
Place of Publication
Paris
Date Published
1787
Size
Quarto, 34 x 26cm
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
illustrated, Roman civilization, gems, statues, mythology
Bookseller catalogs
Ancient History;
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May be a multi-volume set and require additional postage.

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Tokyo-based bookseller specializing in European illustrated books from the 18th to 19th century, mainly botanical, zoological, costume and travel. Also Japanese ukiyo-e and woodblock botanicals, flower arrangement, etc.

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