Nibby, A(ntonio). Viaggio antiquario alla Villa di Orazio a Subiaco e a Trevi presso le sorgenti del fiume Aniene.

Pesaro, Annesio Nobili, 1828.

8vo. (8), 3-81 (3) pp. 1 folded map with tissue guard. Slightly later blue grained morocco with giltstamped spine. Green ribbon marker.


Rare account of an archaeological journey through Lazio along the Aniene River, from the Villa of Horace (near Licenza) to Subiaco (the ancient Sublaqueum) and onwards to Trevi nel Lazio (Treba Augusta). The Italian archaeologist Antonio Nibby (1792-1839) excavated in the area of the Forum Romanum from 1827, and cleared Rome's Cloaca Maxima in 1829.

Tissue guard wrinkled and brownstained. Occasional insignificant foxing. A wide-margined copy from the library of the Ducs de Luynes at the Château de Dampierre: their bookplate reproducing the arms of Charles Marie d'Albert de Luynes (1783-1839), 7th Duc de Luynes, on pastedown. Only 3 copies listed in OCLC (NYPL, Edinburgh, London Library).


OCLC 57497451.