MONTFAUCON, Bernard de (1665-1741). Antiquitates Graecae et Romanae. Nuremberg: George Lichtensteger, 1757.
Folio (295 x 212 mm). Engraved frontispiece and 150 engraved plates. (Some minor offsetting of plates to text.) Contemporary vellum, edges stained red (repaired and rebacked, some soiling).
Early edition of Montfaucon’s extensively illustrated work presenting various examples of Graeco-Roman, Egyptian, and Assyrian art and antiquities.
Property from the Collection of Rhoda H. Clark and The Monastery Hill Bindery