London: Bradbury, Evans and Company Circa 1850. Front cover vignette in gilt. Spine gilt present but a bit rubbed. All edges gilt. Previous owner's name front free endpaper. Title-page in red and black. Color frontispiece and nine additional full-page color plates from steel engravings. Numerous wood engravings through the text. Some light foxing and toning to the plates, mostly peripheral and unobtrusive. A raher satirical look at the city of Rome, from its founding to the end of the commonwealth. A good-plus copy. 308pp.. Green Cloth. Moderate Edge and Corner Wear./No Dust Jacket. Illus. by John Leech. Octavo.
(Inventory #: 014505)
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