Lot n° 93
300 - 400
Result with fees
PONCELIN DE LA ROCHE-TILHAC (Jean-Charles). Chefs-d'oeuvre de l'Antiquité sur les beaux-arts, monuments précieux de la religion des grecs et des Romains gravés en taille-douce par Bernard Picart À Paris, chez l'auteur, Lamy, 1784.
PONCELIN DE LA ROCHE-TILHAC (Jean-Charles). Masterpieces of Antiquity on fine arts, precious monuments of the religion of the Greeks and Romans engraved in intaglio by Bernard Picart. In-folio,  f., 286 p. (misquoted 186),  f. (privil.), contemporary speckled tan calf, spine with 6 nerves, green morocco title-piece, ornate caissons, triple gilt fillet to the boards, marbled edges (jaws cracked and weak binding of the boards, headpieces and corners worn, boards rubbed; light spotting in the margins at the end of the volume, moderate scattered russetting).
Collection of copper-engraved plates by Bernard Picart illustrating in particular the collection of engraved stones of Baron Philip von Stosch (1691-1757). This suite had already been published in 1724; it is here commented by La Roche-Tilhac, journalist and printer-librarian who is also the publisher of the book. The illustration consists of 81 plates (one of which is double; and pl. 3-4 on the same sheet).
A copy with large margins.
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