55 pp. text on ancient Roman baths, including sections on the baths of Agrippa, Nero, Vespasian, Titus, Caracalla, Diocletian, and Constantine, with notes including bibliographic information, followed by an engraved portrait of Palladio and 25 fine engraved plates (17 folding), depicting floor plans, architectural elevations with scale measurements, and decorative details. 8vo. 1/2 calf with marbled paper over boards, some losses to spine, bumped corners. Vicenza (Giovanni Rossi) 1797. Rossetti 7735; ASC 20337; BNC 18.5.D.19; AAR 478.Ter.Pal; BASA Rari.Roma.III.121 - Roma.X.262; BAV R.G. Artearch.IV.481.
The first printing of Scamozzi’s edition of Le Terme dei Romani, based on Lord Burlington’s edition of 1730. Book ID: 48351