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Della cagioni, e de' rimedj delle inondazioni del Tevere

Engraved by Carlo Nolli (Italian, died in 1770), Etched by Philotée François Duflos (French, about 1710–1746), Author Andrea Chiesa (Italian, 18th century), Author Bernardo Gambarini (Italian, 18th century), Printer Antonio de' Rossi (Italian, 17th–18th century)

Place of Publication: Rome, Italy


Overall: 45 x 30 x 2.5 cm (17 11/16 x 11 13/16 x 1 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 19 etchings and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Rome: Antonio de’ Rossi, 1746) Folio, bound as fours; 60 leaves, plus six [of seven] folding plates.

Large plans and views of engineering works along Tiber River; decorative illustrations and initials in text.

Rome: Antonio de’ Rossi, 1746


Sir George Shuckburgh (bookplate and inscr. front flyleaf "G. Shuckburgh in Roma 1776"); Erwin Rosenthal, New York, from whom acquired in November 1944 by Philip (1898-1984) and Frances (Mrs. Philip) Hofer, by whom given to MFA, April 12. 1945.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hofer