Dec 01, 2016 - Sale 2433

Sale 2433 - Lot 110

Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(ARCHITECTURE.) Revett, Nicholas, Richard Chandler, William Pars. Ionian Antiquities published by Order of The Society of Dilettanti. 8 engraved head- & tail-pieces and 28 engraved plates of Greek ruins of Anatolia. Folio, 18th century calf-backed marbled boards, heavily scuffed; scattered moderate browning to some leaves, mostly to plates at end; bookplate. Part 1 of the first sponsored publication of the Society of the Dilettanti; the work was gradually expanded to 5 volumes over the decades, with the final volume published in 1915. Blackmer 1566; Harris 849; Fowler 276. London: Spilsbury and Haskell, 1769