Roma (Rome), Italy: Edizioni dell'Elefante, 1971, 1988. Nouva edizione, riveduta e ampliata [New edition, revised and enlarged]. Hardcover. White cloth with maroon letters and decoration, cream & illus. paper dust jacket, 291 pp., BW and color plates, one fold-out map at rear. VG (DJ has slight wear and age; pages are crisp and clean; color illus. are vivid; former owner name and year on first page.). Item #156025
Text is in Italian. Analyzes marble as a common ancient building material. Considers various kinds of marble quarried in and around Rome, Europe, and northern Africa, including their provenance, their importance to people of antiquity, and their presence in the literature. Includes illustrations. Of relevance and interest to archaeologists, artisans, historians, and architects alike. Scarce.
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