Vettori, Francesco. Nummus Aereus Veterum Christianorum Commentario In Duas Partes Distributo Explicatus Prodit Nunc Primum Ex Museo Victorio Adjectis Sacris aliquibus Monimentis. Romae: Typis Zempelianis. MDCCXXXVII. . Colophon reads as: Excudebat Romae Apud Montem Jordanum Joannes Zempel Typographus Anno Aerae Christianae MDCCXXXVII. Mense Octobri. [ii; xvi; 114 pages; iii] Addenda and Corrigenda p. 106. Index 107-114. 8vo. 24.5 cm x 18 cm. Untrimmed copy. Original full vellum binding. First edition. Historiated initials begin each part. Engraved illustrations. Title-page engraving by N. Guttierez. Twenty-five text illustrations: images and language. This copy is signed boldly on the initial blank by Dr. Giaco[m]o (Jacopo) Soranzo (1686 – 1761), with his segno di possesso dated 1749, a Venetian senator, who published a catalogue of his library of manuscripts and printed books in 1780 prior to their sale. This is a very good copy, although the back pastedown has been raised slightly by the vellum. Speckled page block. An important text on the study of ancient numismatics.
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