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1814 A Collectiion Of Antique Vases Henry Moses 170 Plates Rare Antique Book For Sale

1814 A Collectiion Of Antique Vases Henry Moses 170 Plates Rare Antique Book


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WELCOME TO MY sale YOU ARE VIEWING A Collection of Antique Vases, Altars, Paterae, Tripods, Candelabra, Sarcophagi, etc. Engraved On 170 Plates With Historical Essays by Henry Moses Henry G. Bohn London c1814
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This sale is for an originalc1814 edition of "A Collection of Antique Vases, Altars, Paterae, Tripods, Candelabra, Sarcophagi, etc." From Various Museums And Collections. Engraved On 170 Plates by Henry Moses. With Historical Essays. Published by Henry G. Bohn, London, (pref. 1814). xii, 61 pages. 151 numbered engraved plates, dated 1811 in the plate.10 vases are hand-colored, 13 in text. 8 engraved head and tail pieces. (numbered 1-115, 115*, 116-150). Hardcover. Rebound in blue cloth with gilt title on spine. 7 3/4 x 9 3/4" tall. Classical Antiquities, Art Objects. A Collection of Vases is the work for which English engraver Henry Moses (1782-1870) is most well-known. Although most of the engraved plates are of vases and other antiquities in public and private collections, there are nineteen finely engraved plates in the section on tombs including the Mausoleum of Hadrian and the tombs of Caius Cestius, Cecilia Metella, Alexander Severus and Julia Mammea. In his Preface Moses writes that these "may not at first appear connected with the principal object of the work: yet as they represent some of the vast and superb sepulchral chambers in which Vases, Cinerary Urns, and Sarcophagi were deposited, and are taken from Bartoli and other celebrated authorities, it is hoped that they will be considered as an useful addition". This copy is in Very Good condition. The binding and hinges are solid and tight. Slight rubbing to corners. Bookseller label on front pastedown. The plates are clean with light scattered foxing/smudges. Light 1" dampstain to fore edge on plates 130 through 150. There is no writing or tears. An excellent addition to a library or collection. CONTENTS
AN ESSAY ON VASES. Page 1.
Head-piece — From Bartoli's Admiranda.
Tail-piece — From Tischbein's Ancient Vases. 1. From a very ancient Vase in the possession of J. P. Anderton, Esq.
2. From a Vase in the possession of Mr. George Cooke.
3. From a Vase in the possession of Dodwell, Esq. at Rome.
4. From a very ancient Vase in the British Museum.
5. From a Vase in the collection of T. Hope, Esq.
6. From a very ancient Vase in the British Museum.
7. Fictile Vases in the British Museum.
8. Fictile Vases in the British Museum.
9. From a Vase in the British Museum.
10. From a Vase in the British Museum.
11. Vases from Sir. W. Hamilton's collection.
12. From a Vase in the possession of C. H. Tatham, Esq.
13. From a Vase in the British Museum.
14. From a Vase in the British Museum.
15. From a Vase in Sir W. Hamilton's collection.
16. A Vase in the possession of Thomas Hope, Esq.
17. From a Vase in the British Museum.
18. From a Vase in the British Museum.
19. From a Vase in the Antichita Siciliane.
20. From a Vase in the British Museum.
21. From a Vase in the British Museum.
22. From a Vase in the collection of Thomas Hope, Esq.
23. From a Vase in the possession of J. Soane, Esq.
24. From a Vase in the collection of Thomas Hope, Esq.
25. From a Vase in the British Museum.
26. A Vase from the Galerie Mythologique.
27. From a Vase in the British Museum.
28. From a Vase in the possession of His Majesty.
29. From a Vase in the collection of Thomas Hope, Esq.
30. An antique Vase from Piranesi.
31. A Vase from Piranesi.
32. From a cast of a Vase in my possession.
33. From a Vase in the possession of T. Hope, Esq.
34. A Vase from Piranesi.
35. A Vase in the possession of the Duke of Bedford.
36. A Vase from the Cavaceppi Collection.
37. A grand antique Bacchanalian Vase in the possession of the Earl of Warwick.
38. A Vase in the Musee Napoleon.
39. From a Vase in a private collection at Rome.
40. From a cast of a Vase in my possession.
41. A Vase from Roccheggiani's Monumenti Antichi.
42. An antique Vase from Piranesi.
43. From a Vase in the collection at Naples.
44. From a cast of a Vase in my possession.
45. From a cast of a Vase in my possession.
46. From a Vase in the possession of the Marquis of Buckingham.
47. A marble vase in the British Museum.
48. A grand Vase from Piranesi.
49. From casts of Vases in my possession.
50. The Portland Vase now in the British Museum. AN ESSAY ON ALTARS. Page 15.
Head-piece — From a bas-relief at Rome.
Tail-piece — From the Arch of Constantine.
51. An altar from the Museo Pio Clementine.
52. An Altar from the Antiquitates sacra et civiles Romanorum explicatee.
53. From an Altar at Rome.
54. From an antique Altar at Rome.
55. An Altar from the Libreria di San Marco.
56. An Altar from the Libreria di San Marco.
57. An Altar from the Musee Napoleon.
58. An Altar from Cavaceppi.
59. An Altar from Winckelmann's Monumenti Antichi inediti.
60. An Altar from the Libreria di San Marco.
61. An Etruscan Altar from Roccheggiani's Monmnenti Antichi.
62. From an Altar in the Borghese Collection.
63. An Altar from Bartoli's Admiranda Romanorum Antiquitatum» AN ESSAY ON PATERAE. Page 21.
Head-piece — From Tischbein's Ancient Vases.
Tail-piece — From ditto.
64. A Patera from the Museum Romanum of De la Chausse.
65. A Patera from the Museum Romanum of De la Chausse.
66. From a very ancient bronze Patera in the British Museum.
67. A bronze Patera in the possession of Charles Townley, Esq.
68. From a bronze Patera in the possession of the Bishop of Winchester.
69. A Patera from the Musemn Romanum of De la Chausse.
70. From a Patera in the British Museum.
71. From a Patera in the British Museum,
72. A Patera from Millin's Peintures et Vases Antiques. AN ESSAY ON TRIPODS. Page 25.
Head-piece — From the Musee Napoleon.
Tail-piece — From Tischbein's Ancient Vases.
73. A Tripod in the Musee Napoleon.
74. A Tripod from Roccheggiani's IMonumenti Antichi.
75. A Tripod from the Museum Worsleyanum.
76. An antique Tripod from Piranesi.
77. A Tripod in the Musee Napoleon. AN ESSAY ON LAMPS. Page 31.
Head-piece — Lamps found in Herculanemn.
Tail-piece — From Bartoli's Antiche Lucerne.
78. A Lamp from Bartoli's Antiche Lucerne.
79. A Lamp from Bartoli's Antiche Lucerne.
SO. Lamps from Bartoli's Antiche Lucerne.
81. A Lamp from Bartoli's Antiche Lucerne.
82. Antique Lamp from the Museum Romanum of De la Chausse. AN ESSAY ON CANDELABRA. Page 37.
Head-piece — From the Arch of Titus.
Tail-piece — From Tischbein's Ancient Vases.
83. Bronze Candelabra in the British jMuseum.
84. Bronze Candelabra found in Herculaneum.
85. Candelabra from Cavaceppi, &c.
8G. Candelabra in the jMusee Napoleon.
87. A Candelabrum in the possession of T. Hope, Esq.
88. A Candelabrum from the Musee Napoleon.
89. An antique Candelabrum at Rome.
90. A Candelabrum from Piranesi.
91. A grand antique Candelabrum from Piranesi.
92. A Candelabrum from Piranesi.
93. A Candelabrum from Piranesi. AN ESSAY ON TAZZAS. Page 45.
Head-piece — From Bartoli's Admiranda.
Tail-piece — From Tischbein's Ancient Vases.
94. An antique Tazza from Piranesi.
95. A grand antique Tazza and Pedestal from Piranesi.
AN ESSAY ON CIPPI Page 49.
Head-piece — From Tischbein's Ancient Vases.
Tail-piece — From Bellorii XII. Caesarum Numismata.
96. A sepulchral Cippus from Piranesi.
97. A sepulchral Cippus from Piranesi.
98. A sepulchral Cippus from Piranesi.
99. A Cippus from the Antiquitates sacrae et civiles Romanorum explicatae.
100. A sepulchral Altar from the Antiquitates sacrse et civiles Romanorum explicatae.
101. A Cippus from the Borghese Collection.
102. A sepulchral Cippus from the Musce Napoleon. AN ESSAY ON TOMBS, CINERARY URNS, AND
SARCOPHAGI. Page 53.
Head-piece — From Sir William Hamilton's Vases.
Tail-piece — From Bartoli's Admiranda.
103. Vignette.
104. Discovery of a Tomb, from Sir William Hamilton.
105. The Mausoleum of Hadrian.
106. The Mausoleum of Hadrian in its perfect state, as described
by Procopius and other authors.
107. Section of the Mausoleum of Hadrian, from Bartoli.
108. The Tomb of Caius Cestius, with the Gate of St. Paul.
109. Section of the Tomb of Caius Cestius.
110. The Tomb of Cecilia Metella, commonly called Capo di Bovi.
111. Section of the Tomb of Cecilia Metella.
112. Section of the Tomb of Alexander Severus and Julia Mammea,
commonly called INIonte del Grano.
113. A sepulchral Chamber of the Family of Livia.
114. A sepulchral Chamber near the Gate of St. Sebastian at Rome.
115*. Section of a Tomb of the Equites Singulares.
115. The Tomb of P. Vibius jSIarianus.
116. View of a Tomb near San Vito.
117. Section of a Tomb near San Vito.
118. Interior of a Sepulchral Chamber near San Vito.
119. From a sepvJchral Chamber in the Villa Corsini.
120. From a sepulchral Chamber in the Villa Corsini.
121. Antique cinerary Urn at Castle Howard.
122. A cinerary Urn from Piranesi.
123. A cinerary Urn from Bartoli's Antichi Sepolcri.
124. An Etruscan cinerary Urn from Bartoli's Antichi Sepolcri.
125. An Etruscan cinerary Urn from Bartoli's Antichi Sepolcri.
126. An Etruscan cinerary Urn from Bartoli's Sepulcrorum Monumenta.
127. A Sarcophagus from Bartoli's Sepolcri.
128. A Sarcophagus in the Church of St. Constance at Rome.
129. A Sarcophagus from the Museo Pio Clementino
130. A Sarcophagus from the Museo Pio Clementino.
131. From the front of a Sarcophagus in the British Museum.
132. A Sarcophagus from the Musee Napoleon.
133. A Sarcophagus found near Ephesus.
134. A Sarcophagus in the British Museum.
135. A Sarcophagus in the Musee Napoleon.
136. The ends of the same Sarcophagus.
137. A Sarcophagus from the Museo Pio Clementino.
138. A Sarcophagus from the Museum Capitolimmi.
139. A Sarcophagus from the Museum Capitolinum.
140. A Sarcophagus from the Galerie Mlytliologique.
141. A Sarcophagus from the Museo Pio Clementino.
142. A Sarcophagus from the Borghese Collection.
143. The ends of the same Sarcophagus.
144. An antique Sun Dial from Carlo Antonini.
145. A domestic Fountain from Roccheggiani's Monumenti Antichi.
146. An antique Puteal from Roccheggiani's Monumenti Antichi.
147. A marble Chair of the Gymnasiarch from Stuart's Athens.
148. From Millin's Galerie Mythologique.
149. From Millin's Galerie Mythologique.
150. From Millin's Galerie Mythologique. This copy is in Very Good condition. The binding and hinges are solid and tight. Slight rubbing to corners. Bookseller label on front pastedown. The plates are clean with light scattered foxing/smudges. Light 1" dampstain to fore edgeon plates 130 through 150. There is no writing or tears. An excellent addition to a library or collection. Fast Shipping--Free Delivery Confirmation!! offer with confidence... We have 12 years experience selling on . We maintain100% response. Please Be sure to add me to your favorites list! Condition glossary:
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