Lot 453: Passeri (Giovanni Battista). Lucernae Fictiles musei Passerii, 3 vols., Pisauri: Gavelliis, 1739-1751, titles in red & black, each with engraved vignette device (round ink library stamp to lower outer blank corners of each), engraved portrait plate and 322 engraved plates representing ancient objects from the collection of Passeri (many depicting types of oil lamps), lower margins of few plates in volume 3 with stain mark (not touching image, obscured with white chalk), armorial bookplate of Boyce Harvey Combe to upper pastedowns, contemporary full sheep, gilt decorated spines with contrasting labels, some light cracking to joints, folio Graesse V 156 and Brunet IV 418. (3)
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