1822, First Edition. xiii, 128 pp. 17 plates, including one fold-out. Hardcover, 4to., in 19th-century 1/2 leather with green cloth, gilt title. Good copy. Leather scuffed at extremities; loss to crown of spine; cloth rubbed. Both hinges cracked -- the front one has been strengthened with Japanese paper and is secure, but the rear board is barely attached. Lending library sticker on the spine and bookplate on the fly leaf, also stamped on the title page and preface. Bookplate of the original owner, Irish collector John Windele (Blair's Castle, Cork, 1801-1865), on the front pastedown and his signature on the title page. The plates with only light, occasional foxing or offsetting and they are free of stamps or ink. Uncommon on the market. Last sold at auction in 2012 for $1000. Digital images available upon request. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Description of the Ruins of an Ancient City,...
Publisher: Henry Berthoud
Publication Date: 1822
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First edition.
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