• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 190

    DUBOURG, Matthew (fl. 1786-1838). Views of the Remains of Ancient Buildings in Rome, and its Vicinity. London: for J. Taylor, 1820 [but 1838 or later].

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    DUBOURG, Matthew (fl. 1786-1838). Views of the Remains of Ancient Buildings in Rome, and its Vicinity. London: for J. Taylor, 1820 [but 1838 or later].

    2o (399 x 310 mm). 26 hand-colored aquatint plates by Dubourg. Modern blue half morocco, spine gilt (a few minor repairs along spine, slight wear at joints and spine ends). Provenance: Harris Hollin (bookplate).

    A fine copy of the new edition, with the text apparently reset but with the date on the title-page unaltered, the plates without the wash borders of the first edition and occasionally watermarked 1838. Abbey Travel 181.


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