London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
SIMPSON, William (1823-99). The Seat of the War in the East. London: Paul and Dominic Colnaghi, [1855-56]. First and Second Series bound in one, 2° (556 x 365mm). 2 tinted lithographed titles with vignettes, dedication to Queen Victoria, and 80 tinted lithographed plates, keys on verso of a few tissue guards (some plates detached, loose or misbound). Later red half morocco gilt preserving old spine, gilt edges (rubbed).
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