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Francis Wey: Rome, Containing 345 Engravings On Wood New York 1888. 1st Ed. For Sale
C I R Q L A R
Original antique prints, books, maps and atlases
Name Of Volume
Rome: Containing Three Hundred and Forty-Five Engravings on Wood, Designed by the Most Celebrated Artists.
Date of Publication
Published New York by D. Appleton and Company, 1888.
Type of Prints
An exhaustive narrative of Rome profusely illustrated with hundreds of wood engravings.
Size of volume
Folio: 12 5/8" X 9 1/2". 584 pp. (this is a HEAVY book!)
In overall very good condition. Published infull morocco binding with mild shelf wear to boards and spine, a handsome gilt decoration to front board and spine, binding tight, text clean and unmarked, gilt to edges of textblock.
We are pleased to offer a clean copy of the first edition work on the history of Rome published in 1888.
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Francis Wey: Rome, Containing 345 Engravings On Wood New York 1888. 1st Ed.: $56