LOT 335

[Classical antiquity. Herculaneum] Observations sur les antiquités d'Herculaneum;

Avec quelques réflexions sur la peinture et la sculpture des anciens; & une courte description de plusieurs antiquités des environs de Naples. Par. MM. Cochin & Bellicard. Second édition. Paris, Ch. Ant. Jombert/ J. Gravier, 1757, XXXXI,(1),84 p., with 40 illustrations on 38 (folding) engraved plates and two folding plates outside numbering, contemporary gilt calf, all edges gilt, small 8vo.

Binding with traces of use/ light wear, yet a good copy. The first edition of this early work on the Roman remains at Herculaneum also appeared in Paris, 1754; that same year an English translation appeared (incorrectly dated 1753 on the title).

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