4 volumes, folio (540 x 407mm.), engraved portrait and 223 etched or engraved plates, comprising: volume 1: portrait of G.B. Piranesi by Francesco Piranesi after Joseph Cades, etched double-page frontispiece with dedication to the King of Sweden, Gustav III (plate I), and 45 plates (numbered II-XLIIII, plus 2 (of 3) unnumbered plans at end, sometimes found in this edition), many with 2 views to a sheet; volume 2: etched title, double-page frontispiece and 61 plates, numbered I-LXIII; volume 3: etched title, double-page frontispiece and 52 plates, numbered I-LIV; volume 4: etched title, double-page frontispiece and 58 plates, numbered I-LVII (including 2 unnumbered plates and XLIVbis, Focillon nos. 369, 380 and 382); many of the plates double-page or folding, twentieth-century half calf over marbled boards, vol. 1 lacking letterpress title and text, occasional light (mostly marginal) spotting, bindings rubbed
Focillon 144, 153-395; Hind p.83
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