Monumenti indici del museo naniano.
Padova [i.e. Padua]. Nella stamperia del Seminario, 1799. First edition.
Quarto. xxviii pp. With an engraved plate. Later marbled wrappers. Leaves damp-stained.
The first edition of Austrian Carmelite missionary and Orientalist Paolino di San Bartolomeo's (1748-1806) monograph on the Eastern antiquities in the collection of the brothers Bernardo and Jacopo Nani in Venice, mostly concerning the iconographically complex Chinese Amita Buddha figure carved in soapstone.£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref: 23236