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Ruins of the Palace of the Emperor Diocletian at Spalatro in Dalmatia

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[London] Printed for the Author, 1764


Front paste down-- bookplate of Sir William Beauchamp Proctor Front paste down-- bookplate of Philip Hofer


Sir William Beauchamp Proctor (Langely Hall, 1722?-1773); Charles Scribner [?], London; from whom purchased in April 1947 by Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984); Ars Libri, Boston, MA; from whom purchased in November 1981 by Arthur E. Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, December 2001.

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur E. Vershbow


Place of Publication

London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet I, 46; Berlin Orn. Cat. 1893; ESTC (RLIN) T046923; Fowler 2; Millard (English) 1


Overall: 53.3 x 39.4 x 5.1 cm (21 x 15.5 x 2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 61 engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books