Lot 339: Italy.- Barbault (Jean) Les Plus Edifices de Rome Moderne..., eng. plan, 44 plates & 21 vignettes, Rome, 1763.
November 16, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Italy.- Barbault (Jean) Les Plus Edifices de Rome Moderne..., first edition, half-title, engraved title-vignette, double-page plan of St.Peter's, 44 double-page plates and 21 vignettes, text and plates all mounted on new stubs, some light damp-staining causing slight damage to fold of some plates (one or two small tears or holes) and tears to final two leaves (repaired), C & D torn just affecting text and some other marginal tears and repairs, small ink stamp to lower corner of title, contemporary calf, spine gilt, rubbed, spine and corners repaired, [Berlin Kat. 2712], folio, Rome, Bouchard & Gravier, 1763. ⁂ Featuring fine plates of the churches, piazzas, palaces, fountains etc. of Renaissance and Baroque Rome.