London, South Kensington
2 June 1998
BROCKEDON, William. Italy, classical, historical and picturesque. London: Duncan and Malcolm & Glasgow: Blackie and Son, [1842-43].
2° (365 x 260mm). Engraved title and 58 plates only in proof state (of 60), all mounted, some on India paper. (Lacking the views of Louvere and Rocca d'Anfo, frontispiece becoming detached, view of Reggio spotted, without tissue guards. Two text leaves describing the view of Castel Gandolfo torn and repaired at outer margin, possibly lacking an end leaf.) Contemporary red half morocco (joints and spine bands rubbed, headcap worn), g.e.
FIRST EDITION. Published in 20 parts. Lowndes I, 279; Pine-Coffin 8428.
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