VASI, Mariano and Antonio NIBBY. New Guide of Rome, and the Environs Naples and their Environs according to Vasi and Nibby, from the Italian of Vasi and Nibby. Carefully Revised, and Enlarged with an Account of the Latest Antiquarian Researches. xlii, 532 pp. Illustrated with 28 engraved plates plus a folded map in pocket, executed by Pernié. 8vo., 170 x 110 mm, bound in contemporary vellum. Rome: L. Piale, 1853.
A handsome copy of the mandatory nineteenth-century Guide to Rome. Vasi and Nibby combined their talents to produce a work which presented a day-by-day itinerary lasting eight days, being a Grand Tour through all of Rome illustrated with twenty-five full-page engraved plates, and accompanied by a large folding map. Map with some professional repairs, overall near fine.
Item nr. 167027