Octavii Ferrarii de re vestiaria libri septem
Octavii Ferrarii de re vestiaria libri septem
Octavii Ferrarii de re vestiaria libri septem
Octavii Ferrarii de re vestiaria libri septem
Octavii Ferrarii de re vestiaria libri septem
Octavii Ferrarii de re vestiaria libri septem
Octavii Ferrarii de re vestiaria libri septem
Octavii Ferrarii de re vestiaria libri septem

On ancient Roman costume

Octavii Ferrarii de re vestiaria libri septem.

Padua: Paolo Frambotto, 1654.

First complete edition. With engraved title for each part and 32 full page engraved plates, one small plate in text, different woodcut devices on titles, woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials. [20], 261, [1]; [16], 213, [27] pp. Text printed in Roman and Italic type. 8vo. On ancient Roman costume. Old vellum. Engraved titles slightly trimmed at fore-edge, occasional toning(more frequent in second part), front joint chipped, but a solid copy. Colas 1056; Hiler p 310; Lipperheide 149. Item #309567

An early and important study of the costume of ancient Rome, with well-executed plates. The first part originally appeared 1642, this is the first edition to include the second part.

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