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SOCIETY OF DILETTANTI.


Antiquities of Ionia. Part the First [&] Part the Second.
London: 1821 & 1797..

2 vols folio.(c. 50 x 34 cm.). Uniform nineteenth century half black morocco, gilt and blue floral patterned endpapers. 7 vignettes and 52 plates in the first volume, 6 vignettes and 63 plates in the second. Bindings rubbed, some intermittent foxing throughout, and a noticeable damp-stain in the upper part of the last half of the first volume. Ex libris Francis H. Bacon.

Second edition of Part One which was originally published 1769, first edition of part two. Three further parts were published subsequently in 1840, 1881 and finally 1915.
The first volume, as a result of the expeditionary researches of Gell, Gandy and Bedford, is a considerably updated and augmented issue of the original work by Chandler and Revett.
The first volume was Printed by W. Bulmer and W. Nicol. Sold by G. and W. Nicol [et al.]; the Second Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for George Nicol.

Price £ 1000.00
Stock Code 52010
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