RUINS OF BALBEC (OTHERWISE HELIOPOLIS, IN COELOSYRIA)
55,7 by 38,5cm.
R40 000 – R60 000
First edition. 47 copper-engraved plates (1 unnumbered), many double page or folding, one engraving of inscriptions in text. Original half leather, marbled cover boards, with slight wear, leather age darkened. Slight foxing to perimeters of some pages. A good copy. The plates were engraved by Fourinier after drawings by Borra, an Italian architect.