Choix des plus celebres maisons de plaisance de Rome et de ses environs.

Paris: P. Didot, 1809. First edition of this important study of the villas of Rome. Folio. (2), 72 pp. 77 engraved plates; half-title. The plates illustrate 24 Roman villas, including the Aldobrandini, Borghese, Mattei, Panfili, and Villa Albani, with plans, elevations, and perspective views of the buildings and details of their gardens. Brunet: "Tre-bel ouvrage." Later green quarter-morocco and marbled boards (rubbed, corners and edges bumped), gilt spine title. Foxed, considerably in places, some interior soiling, but a very good copy, with wide margins. (2403). Item #55905

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