Rome Roma Antica Italia Italy 1818 Nardini rare 4 vol. vellum set booksBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Decorative Bindings, Ancient Rome, Italian Publications, History of Rome, 19th Century Publications].
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Roma Antica, by Famiano Nardini.
Published 1818, Rome by Stamperia de Romanis.
4 volumes, each c. 300 pages. Text in Italian.
In likely late 19th century European half-vellum bindings, smooth spines with contrasting green and red leather bands, marbled covers, deckled edges. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Bindings remain clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents show a uniform age patina, with some minor scattered spotting or foxing.
Overall, the scarce set retains a very handsome shelf appearance.
Books measure: 9" H X 6" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 6".