Pompeian Pompeii Italy Italia 1852 Gell illustrated book 75+ platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Pompeiana. The Topography, Edifices, and Ornaments of Pompeii, by Sir William Gell, F.R.S F.S.A., and John P. Gandy, Architect.
1852, London, Henry G. Bohn. pp. 208.
Period blue cloth, ornately gilt stamped spine and front cover. Profusion of fine engraved plates, views and maps, several folding.
Light to moderate scattered spotting as typical, many plates dark rich clean impressions.
Binding lightly rubbed, minor fraying to spine cloth, overall well preserved and pleasing example.
Book measures: 10 1/2" H X 7" W.