VEHLING, Joseph D. 29 original ink and pencil drawings for Apicius: Cookery and Dining in Ancient Rome. A Bibliography, Critical Review and Translatiion... published in Chicago, 1936. Various sizes (355 x 290 mm to 75 x 180 mm), depicting ancient stoves, cooking utensils, domestic interiors, and serving dishes, each signed in initials by the artist, and matted with the corresponding, captioned illustrations (a few mats opened). Also included are the proof reproductions of early edition title pages and a typescript recension chart. These drawings are presumably the ones used directly by the printer, with retouches and corrections. Housed in a cloth box, morocco lettering-piece (box broken).
[With:] BAROZZI, Giacomo, called Vignola, (1507-73). Oeuvres Completes. Paris: P. Didot, 1815. 2o (578 x 405 mm). Engraved title and 53 engraved plates only (of 86), including 4 double-page. Later quarter calf and marbled boards (upper cover detached). Brunet V:1219; Graesse VI:314.
[With:] BINION, Samuel Augustus (1853-1914). Ancient Egypt or Mizraïm. New York: Henry G. Allen & Company, . 2 volumes, 2o (645 x 467mm). Engraved pictorial title-pages (volume one title slightly foxed). 72 full-page plates including 49 color (paper adhesion from facing page on plate 18, vol. 2, tiny adhered flecks on two other plates). Original half-morocco, gilt edges (spines worn, front cover of volume one detached). LIMITED EDITION, number 783 of 800 copies.
[With:] [PANORAMA]. -- Continuous strip view colored aquatint depicting the coronation of King George IV in 1821. [London: William Sams, 1 January 1822]. Approximately 83 x 8966 mm (3¼ x 353 in.) (Incomplete at end, lacking final 4 figures and engraved label, few repairs on verso, some chipping and soiling.) Rolled on a wooden rod. A fine panorama depicting the monumental coronation procession of George IV, measuring nearly 30 feet when extended. Abbey Life 483. (5)