A Catalogue of Sculpture in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities, British Museum, A.H. Smith, Vol. I, 1892
A Catalogue of Sculpture in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities, British Museum, A.H. Smith, M.A., Assistant in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities, in the British Museum. Vol. I, 1892. Contains Parts I-III.
Provenance; from the library of the late William St Clair (1937 - 2021), British historian, academic and author. His signature to first pastedown and pencil annotations to rear endpapers. Please see our other listings for related works.
Printed by Order of the Trustees, British Museum, London, 1892. First edition - this was the first of 3 successive volumes produced between 1892-1904. These early hardback catalogues are now uncommon.
A good black hardback with gilt titles to spine. Covers a bit worn and bumped with some fraying to edges, and ring mark to front. Cracking to endpapers with a little give in the spine.
Text is clean and bright throughout, with some strain between gatherings. Illustrated in black and white.
Text in English.
ix + 375pp + XII plates at rear.
Weight approximately 906g (unpacked).
Approximately 225mm high x 150mm wide x 38mm deep.