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RAGUENET, François (1660?--1722)
[Les monumens de Rome. English. 1722]
Roma illustrata: or, a description of the most beautiful pieces of painting, sculpture, and architecture, antique and modern, at and near Rome.
London: printed for W. Chetwood, and S. Chapman, 1722.
[20], 195, [1] p. ; 16.5 cm. (12º)

Anonymous. By François Raguenet. Translated from Les monumens de Rome, Paris 1700 (2nd edition 1702), and reissued in 1723 (q.v.) and 1724 (q.v.). With a dedication to the Earl of Burlington, dated August 20, 1721 and signed Robert Samber, presumably the translator. ESTC t169370; Schudt 523.

Copy Notes The two rear endpapers inscribed in ink with an index to the buildings and monuments described in the text; annotations in ink by the same hand, not Soane's, at pp. 63, 95 and 132.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt double-rule borders.

Reference Number 3110


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