The Topography, Edifices and Ornaments of Pompeii, the Result of Excavations since 1819.
London, Thomas Davison for Jennings and Chaplin, 1832.
First edition, one of 25 copies on royal quarto with India proofs; 2 vols, 4to, (dimensions); with proof frontispiece portrait and 88 proof plates on India paper, of which one coloured, each with guard, and 30 vignettes, of which the majority copper-engraved and mounted to text; very occasional slight spotting, damp-stain to vol. II frontispiece; contemporary half red pebble-grained morocco with marbled sides, spines lettered directly in gilt between gilt flat bands, marbled edges and endpapers; a little rubbed, bumped and chipped at extremities, otherwise a very good set; , xxiv, 198, [2 (blank, imprint)]; , 207pp., [1(imprint)].
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