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BARBAULT (Jean). Les Plus Beaux Monuments de Rome Ancienne ou, Recueïl des Plus Beaux Morceaux de l'Antiquité Romaine Qui Existent Encore. Dessinés par Monsieur Barbault Peintre Ancien Pensionnaire du Roy a Rome, et Gravés en 128 Planches avec Leur Explication.1761

Rome: Bouchard & Gravier, Large folio (550 x 385 mm), AN IMPERFECT COPY, viii, 5-6, 9-20, 23-26, 29[torn and repaired]-38, 43-76, 81-88pp., with 60 of 73 engraved plates (lacking plates: 3,9,15,16,21,23,26,29,31,40,45,46 & 47), some with 2 images to the plate, plates 10-30 with light waterstain to upper blank margin, leaves loose in early decorated paper boards, crude paper spine, uncut. Unfortunately incomplete, probably lacking the main architectural images. However, the plates present are generally bright and clean.

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