Recueil D'Antiquités trouvées a Avenches a Culm et en d'autre Lieux de la Suisse.

Bern, Abraham Wagner, Fils, 1760. 4to. Contemp. blank boards. A fw scratches to covers and a small inkspot on frontcover. (1),118,(2),(1) pp. and 35, partly folded, engraved plates. A faint small spot on titlepage, otherwise clean and fine, printed on good paper.

First edition of this importent account of Schmidt's excavations in Schwitzerland, mainly finds in the former Roman settlements, the towns of Aventicum (colonized under Vespasian) and Culm. - "Un des meilleurs ouvrages qu'on eut publiés jusqu'alors sur les antiquitees de la Suisse." (Brunet V:210). The works was reprinted in 1771 under a slightly different title.

Order-nr.: 38076

DKK 4.850,00