Content: Without letterpress. Pt. 1, a collection of engravings made at different times, by various artists, from ancient statues in the Giustiniani gallery, contains 153 plates, including title-page and portrait (dated 1631) of the Marchese Vincenzo Giustiniani. Pt. 2, issued later, devoted to a series of imperial portrait busts, bas-reliefs, memorial marbles, stele, pedestals, and other objects of Græco-Roman art, contains 169 plates, including title-page and 5 portraits of various members of the Giustiniani family.
Content: "Les premières épreuves sont avant les numeros ..."--Brunet.
Content: The plates in this set are numbered, but the numbering of many of those in pt. 2 has been done by hand.
Content: The antiquities themselves now form a part of the Museo Torlonia in Rome, the property of Prince Giulio Torlonia.
Content: According to Scifoni the plates were reissued some time after 1750.