Roman Amphitheatre at Capua.

MAZOCHIUS, Alexius Symmachus. (MAZOCHII, Alexii Symmachi).

In Mutilum Campani Amphitheatri Titulum Aliasque Nonnullas Campanas inscriptiones Commentarius.

Published: Neapoli (Naples). ex typographia Felicus Muscae. 1727 (First edition).


4to (227 x 165). pp, (xx), 172, (12 index). Two folding plates at end, the first with a small repaired tear at the fold. Woodcut of coat of arms on title. Small stamp of 'L.RENIER' at foot of title page. Some light foxing and browning. Contemporary vellum a little soiled.

A work on the Roman amphitheatre at Capua. Mazochius (1684-1771), a professor of Greek and Hebrew was the discoverer of the Roman remains at Herculaneum. Copac locates 7 copies. A second edition was published in 1797.


Offered by Richard V Wells