1616 G. Laurus -  1st ISSUE - Gardens Villa Lante at BAGNAIA Italy - AntiqueORIGINALS
1616 G. Laurus -  1st ISSUE - Gardens Villa Lante at BAGNAIA Italy - AntiqueORIGINALS
1616 G. Laurus -  1st ISSUE - Gardens Villa Lante at BAGNAIA Italy - AntiqueORIGINALS
1616 G. Laurus -  1st ISSUE - Gardens Villa Lante at BAGNAIA Italy - AntiqueORIGINALS
1616 G. Laurus -  1st ISSUE - Gardens Villa Lante at BAGNAIA Italy - AntiqueORIGINALS
1616 G. Laurus -  1st ISSUE - Gardens Villa Lante at BAGNAIA Italy - AntiqueORIGINALS
1616 G. Laurus -  1st ISSUE - Gardens Villa Lante at BAGNAIA Italy - AntiqueORIGINALS
1616 G. Laurus -  1st ISSUE - Gardens Villa Lante at BAGNAIA Italy - AntiqueORIGINALS

1616 G. Laurus - 1st ISSUE - Gardens Villa Lante at BAGNAIA Italy

£220.00

Extremely Rare. After Ligustri, Tarquinio

Romae, Apresso Vitale Mascardi, Roma, 1612-1622.

FROM THE VERY SCARCE FIRST ISSUE ISSUED IN PARTS UNTIL 1622. CORRESPONDINGLY THE ENGRAVING ARE PARTICULARLY CRISP AND WELL DEFINED. In this, and only this, issue there is not text to the verso of the engravings

FINE ENGRAVING from one of the most influential and beautiful works on the monuments and antiquities of ancient Rome. The Antiquae urbis splendor, ('The Splendor of the Ancient City') served as an important reference book and source of inspiration for many writers and artists. Giacomo Lauro was a roman printmaker active from 1583 to about 1650. 

Leaf: c 26 x 21 cm