This stunning book presents the fine art work of Desmond Freeman's Rome collection. Selected here are 42 highly detailed full-color plus monochrome pen and ink sketches of the classical and contemporary architecture of Rome and its environs. Quotations from well-known authors, poets, and artists accompany these exquisite works. The preface describes the story of how this book forms part of an award-winning series in progress of five publications entitled Great European Cities - Impressions in Ink
which to date includes Venice and Paris; the Rome collection is third in this successful series.