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MILLIN, Aubin Louis (1759--1818)
Peintures de vases antiques vulgairement appelés Étrusques tirées de differéntes collections et gravées par A. Clener acompagnées d'explications par A.L. Millin ... publiées par M. Dubois Maisonneuve tome Premier (second)
À Paris: de l'imprimerie de P. Didot l'ainé, 1808. (1810).
2 vols ; 59.8 cm. (1°)
I: [6], XX, 124 p., engr. t.-pl., LXXII pl. (3 double-page)
II: [2], 146 p., engr. t.-pl., LVIII pl. (3 double-page)

Most of the plates were among those copied by Clener from the unpublished plates prepared by Tischbein and others for the Collection of engravings from ancient vases ... now in the possession os Sir Wm. Hamilton, 1791-[1797] (q.v.). Among the collections represented are those at Malmaison, the Musée Napoléon, the Bibliothèque impériale, and the Sèvres manufactury. BAL, Early printed books, no. 2143.

Copy Notes Volume I inscribed in pencil on front pastedown in the hand of the bookseller Thomas Boone 72 Plates in Vol. 1st./ 78. do & Table Vol - 2./ 150 in the 2 Vols. and below (erased) Collated & perfect, and with Boone's pencil cyphers. Volume II inscribed in pencil on front pastedown in the same hand 78 Plates, & General Table in this Volume. Title-plates protected by tissue guards.

Binding C19th pink Kleisterpapier boards, green morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 5579


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