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Author Name    Parker, John Henry

Title   Tombs in and near Rome. Sculpture among the Greeks and Romans, Mythology in Funereal Sculpture, and Early Christian Sculpture.

Binding   Buckram

Book Condition   Good Plus

Edition   First Edition

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   Oxford, England James Parker and Co. 1877

Seller ID   007596

This book constitutes two volumes in one, being Parts 9 and 10 from The Archaeology of Rome series by the author and published serially. Printed as well as published by James Parker and Co., Oxford, England. Co-publisher John Murray, London. Contemporary brick red buckram binding, with fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine and with blind-stamped borders to the boards. Moderately bumped spine head and tail, and corners. Very little indication of soiling to the binding. 9 x 5.75 inches. Hinges sound; text block firmly bound in. T.E.G. Slightly deckled page edges to a handsome effect. First part with xii and 48 numbered pages of text, followed by XX full-page B&W plates. Second part with viii and 91 numbered pages of text, followed by XIX full-page B&W plates. Then pp. 36-38 corresponding to the first part and pp. 78-107 corresponding to the second part, all these pages consisting of a catalogue of historical photographs. Then several pages detailing the volumes constituting The Archaeology of Rome series as well as A Plan of Ancient Rome. Finally, a page of publisher's adverts. A few of the plates with foxing but most plates are free of demerits. Else a clean volume, and rather tight. Respectfully read. A Good Plus copy. Scarce, even rare.

Price = 300.00 USD

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