Auction 443 / Lot n° 70

MAJOR, Thomas (1720-99) - The Ruins of Paestum. London: James Dixwell, 1768. A good copy of the first detailed account of the ruins, discovered in 1746 complete with the 25 engraved plates. Elephant folio (570 x 385mm). Large engraved headpieces and 25 engraved plates (some browning and some marginal waterstaining). Modern half calf in style, in part uncut (lightly rubbed).

Auction: 22 January 2018 at 15:00

Estimate 1,200 - 1,800€

Sold 1,700€
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