Pompeiana: the topography, edifices and ornaments of Pompeii, the result of excavations since 1819
by Gell, William
London: Lewis A. Lewis, 1835. First edition, 2 volumes, tall 8vo, pp. , xxiv, 198; , 207, ; portrait frontispiece and 87 engraved topographical views, architectural views, site plans, and scenes from antiquity (2 hand-colored), plus 30 engraved vignettes; light spotting to edges of the text but generally a very good set in contemporary brown morocco, gilt design on cover, smooth gilt-decorated spine rubbed and worn, a.e.g. gilt turn-ins. With an armorial "Smith" bookplate and five clippings of colored newspaper illustrations tipped in.
(Inventory #: 49200)
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