FINELY ILLUSTRATED EDITION IN SPLENDID FULL MOROCCO
Gell, Sir William ~ Pompeiana, The Topography, Edifices, and Ornaments of Pompeii.
London: Henry G. Bohn, 1852
Full morocco, 9.75 inches tall. A splendid mid Victorian binding with gilt raised bands, very fine dense gilt tooling to the spine and superb gilt tooling to the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. With 77 engraved plates, 2 in colour and further engraved vignettes. Slightly rubbed, some light foxing and evidence of a small label removed from the front free endpaper, otherwise a most attractive example of this handsome edition.