London, South Kensington
24 September 2008
HAYTER, John (1756-1818). A Report upon the Herculaneum Manuscripts, in a Second Letter, addressed, by permission, to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent. London: Richard Phillips, 1811. 4° (300 x 235mm). Hand-coloured engraved frontispiece and 4 plates of the Papyrus plant (some text leaves browned, occasional light spotting but plates clean). Contemporary half calf (skilfully rebacked). Lowndes III, 1018: "An interesting work."
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