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Antiquities of Rome comprising twenty four select views of its principal ruins.

Auteur : ABBOTT Henry
   

Description:

Londres, Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, 1820

1 volume large folio ; contemporary calf, decorated spine with raised bands, bordered with gilt and blind decorative rolls on covers, gilt title at the center of the first cover, gilt leading edges and turn-ins.

2 bl. leaves, 24 n.n. leaves, 24 aquatints, 2 bl. leaves

This work is illustrated with 24 aquatints in sepia drawn and engraved by Henry Abbott, and aquatinted by different artists such as W. Havell , D. Havell., J. Gleadah, …
Each aquatint is accompanied with an explanatory page of text.

The engravings represent the diverse monuments of Rome: Temple of Jupiter, Arch of Constantine, Coliseum, Arch of Titus, Palace of the Ceasars, Temple of the Sun and Moon, …

Some foxing in the text.
Plan is missing.
Bénézit I, p.7

 


 

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