London, South Kensington
13 April 2006
GELL, William (1777-1836). Pompeiana: the Topography, Edifices and Ornaments of Pompeii, the Result of Excavations since 1819. London: Jennings and Chaplin, 1832. 2 volumes, 8°. 88 engraved plates including additional title on 86 sheets, 2 hand-coloured, 30 vignettes in the text, 23 on india paper, folding lithographed plan inserted from a later work (a little discolouration, mostly in the margins of the text, occasional light offsetting). Modern half calf, top edges gilt, others uncut.
[DUNBAR, Margaret J. M.]. Art and Nature under an Italian Sky. London: Thomas Nelson, 1860. Engraved plates (a little foxing). Original blue cloth, gilt spine, uncut. And 4 others on European travel and topography. (7)
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