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Wood, Robert, 1717?-1771
Les ruines de Palmyre, autrement dite, Tedmor au desert.
Additional Title(s):
Ruins of Palmyra. French.
A Londres : Chez A. Millar, MDCCLIII [1753]
Physical Description:
[6], 50 pages, LVII leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations ; 55 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2014 54
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Preface signed: Robert Wood.
Engravings by Paul Fourdrinier, Tobias Müller, J.S. Müller, and Thomas Major, after drawings by Giovanni Battista Borra.
Also issued in the same year in English.
Includes bibliographical references, and errata, p. 50.
Cicognara, 2722
English short title catalogue, T136866
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 940
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary red gilt-tooled morocco. Armorial bookplate: Honi suit qui mai y pense. Has bound with it: Reflexions sur l'alphabet et sur la langue dont on se servoit autrefois a Palmyre / L'Abbe Barthelemy. Paris : De l'Imprimerie d'Hippolyte-Louis et Louis-François Delatour, 1754.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Syria -- Tadmur.
Inscriptions, Aramaic -- Syria -- Tadmur.
Inscriptions, Greek -- Syria -- Tadmur.
Syria -- Antiquities.
Tadmur (Syria) -- Description and travel.
Engravings -- 1753.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Borra, Giovanni Battista, 1713-1770, illustrator.
Fourdrinier, Paul, 1698-1758, engraver.
Müller, Tobias, active 1744-1790, engraver.
Miller, John, 1715-1790? engraver.
Major, Thomas, 1720-1799, engraver.
Millar, Andrew, 1705-1768, bookseller.

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