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Supplément Au Livre De L'Antiquité Expliquée Et Représentée En Figures. Tome Premier ... (- Tome Cinquième ...) Par Dom Bernard De Montfaucon, Religieux Bénédictin de S. Maur.

Bernard de Montfaucon

RA Collection: Book

Record number



Uniform Title

[Antiquité Expliquée Et Représentée., Supplément.],

Variant Title

Supplementum Ad Opus De Antiquitate Explanatione Et Schematibus Illustrata
Antiquitas Explanatione Et Schematibus Illustrata


A Paris,: Chez Giffart, rue S. Jacques. Nyon, quai des Augustins. Briasson, rue S. Jacques. David, rue des Mathurins. Ganeau, rue S. Severin. Bauche, quai des Augustins. Durand, rue du Foin. Gavelier, rue S. Jacques. Guillyn, quai des Augustins. Pissot, quai de Conty., M. DCC. LVII. Avec Privilege Du Roi.

Physical Description

5 vols.; 442 mm. (Quarto).

General Note

Vol. I: [iv], lvii, [i], 258 p., 88 (15 dble.) pl. There are bis plates 2, 17, 19 (dble.), 20, 22, 36, 38, 44, 48, 49, 53, 54, 59 (dble.), 67. - Vol. II: [iv], viii, 248 p., 61 (14 dble) pl. Plates 13 and 14 are formed of one double plate. There are bis plates 1, 16 (dble.), 29, 37 (dble), 43, 44, 50 (dble.); and ter plates 33, 51, 52; and quater pl. 59 (one of these is double). - Vol. III: [iv], viii, 252 p., 84 (23 dble.) pl. There are bis plates 4 (dble.), 5, 9, 11, 21, 50, 69. - Vol. IV: [iv], vi, 173, [1] p., 60 (24 dble.) pl. There are bis plates 5, 11, 12, 13 (dble), 41 (dble), 51 (dble). - Vol. V: [iv], vii, [i], 239, [1] p., 73 (19 dble.) pl. There are bis plates 2 (dbel), 12 (dble).


Each volume contains: [Half-title; Title-page], Table Des Chapitres, [Text and plates], Tables Des Matiéres. The Table Des Matiéres in Volume V is an index of all five volumes. In Volume I the Table Des Chapitres is preceded by a Preface and followed by the Approbation and Privilege.

Summary Note

This Supplément was originally published in 1724. The Antiquité Expliquée was first published in 1719, and in a revised edition in 1722-1724.


Acquired between 1769 and 1802. Recorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1802.

Binding Note

18th-century mottled calf; rebacked and recornered in 19th century, with red morocco spine-labels lettered 'Supplement De Montfaucon. Tome I. (-V.). R.A. 1757'.


Antiquities - Antiquities, Greek - Antiquities, Roman - Greece - Rome - History
Pictorial works - 18th century