WIGHTWICK, George.
Select Views of the Roman Antiquities.

Published
London: published by the author, 1828.
References
Abbet Travel 182 (1827 ed); Bobins 605.
Plates
10
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Value
$0-5,000
Ref
5650

Folio, lithographed title and 9 hand coloured lithographed plates. Contemporary boards over 1/4 green cloth spine, preserved in a modern green cloth slipcase with white label to spine. MS inscription to title page: "To Miss Fortescue, with the Author's most respectful and sincere regards". Wightwick was an architect and his plates included here are of Roman structures.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Pantheon.
2. Roman Forum.
3. Arch of Titus.
4. Arch of Constantine.
5. Coliseum.
6. Coliseum - interior from above.
7. Temple of Vesta & Fortuna Virilis.
8. Tomb of Plautius.
9. Temple of Vesta.
10. View at Tivoli.