27 June 2007
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STUART JONES, Sir Henry. A catalogue of the ancient sculptures preserved in the municipal collections of Rome. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1912.
4° and 2°. One volume for the text and one for the plates. Red morocco with gilt arms of the Savoy family on the upper cover, gilt edges (loss on part of the red silk endpaper of the plate volume). Provenance: Ex libris of Vittorio Emanuele III, King of Italy (1869-1947)
A fine copy of this renowned work on classical statuary by Stuart Jones, former Director of the British School in Rome. (2)
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