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Description of the Collection of Ancient Marbles in the British Museum, with Engravings, Part VI

Published by British Museum, London, 1830
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Antiquarian Books of Boston (Winthrop, MA, U.S.A.)

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Part VI only. Slight musty aroma. Bound in the original, publisher's grey boards, having very good, unworn edges. The covers are perfectly attached, without any cracking. The pages are very clean, are still crisp, and are tightly bound. Plates I-XII contain the Statues from the Eastern Pediment of the Parthenon; Plates XIII-XIX contain Statues from the Western Pediment; Plate XX shows the Pediments as they appeared in 1676; Plate XXI shows the Restoration of the Eastern Pediment; Plate XXII shows the Restoration of the Western Pediment; Plate XXIII shows the Plan and section of the Parthenon; and Plate XXIV (which is the frontispiece) shows the View of the Parthenon from the West. Both the spine and the front cover have the original labels in fine, unworn condition, with the front cover label having the original price of 2 pounds and 2 shillings. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 15501

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Title: Description of the Collection of Ancient ...

Publisher: British Museum, London

Publication Date: 1830

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Illustrated

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: First Edition

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