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Monuments of the world. BRETON. Monumenti più ragguardevoli di tutti i popoli.

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Monuments of the world. BRETON. Monumenti più ragguardevoli di tutti i popoli.
 Monuments of the world. BRETON, Ernesto. Monumenti pił ragguardevoli di tutti i popoli. Torino, Stabilimento tipografico Fontana, 1844 -1846.

2 vols. Large 4to, 270x175 mm; quarter calf with corners;gilt tiltes and ornaments on the spine. Pp. 555; 660. 88 full page woodcuts in the first vol., 61 full page wooducts in the second vol.. A total of 149 illustrations. Woodcut Initials, Head pieces and Finals. 2 stamps on title pages of the first volume and last page of the second vol ?Prof. Giovanni Bianchi. Censore. Diocesi di Modena?. Spread foxing, good copy.

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Famous work, well documented and enhanced with a very interesting iconographic apparatus depicting ancient and modern monuments (religious, funeral, civil or military) of the Middle and Far East, Arabia, Egypt, Nubia, Mexico, Peru and Europe. The tables are engraved by numerous different artists. Ernest Breton was a French artist and archaeologist.
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