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Title(s):

The Ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Cœlosyria.

Published/Created:
London : [s.n.], MDCCLVII [1757]
Physical Description:
28 p., XLVI leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., plans ; 55 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 16 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 162 Copy 2
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
CLAS JJab47 757W: 59 cm.
British Art Center has 2 copies. Copy 1 has the bookplates of Richard Blackett Beaumont and of the Albermarle/Keppel families. Copy 2 has the signature of Sir Joshua Reynolds, and the signature and bookplate of John Lee.
Plates engraved by Pierre Fourdrinier and Thomas Major; after Giovanni Battista Borra.
Text signed: Robert Wood.
Also issued in the same year with text in French.
Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Lebanon -- Baʻlabakk.
Architecture, Roman -- Lebanon -- Baʻlabakk.
Baʻlabakk (Lebanon) -- Antiquities.
Beaumont, Richard Blackett, 1926- -- Bookplate.
Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Lebanon -- Baʻlabakk.
Eden Hall -- Bookplate.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1757.
Lee, John, 1783-1866 -- Autograph.
Lee, John, 1783-1866 -- Bookplate.
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792 -- Autograph.
Contributors:
Wood, Robert, 1717?-1771.
Fourdrinier, Pierre, d. 1753, engraver.
Major, Thomas, 1720-1799, engraver.
Borra, Giovanni Battista, 1713-1770, ill.
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