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Catalogue of the Greek & Roman Antiques in the Possession of Lord Melchett, 1928

£150.00
SKU LAN6274

Catalogue of the Greek & Roman Antiques in the Possession of the Right Honourable Lord Melchett, P.C., D.Sc., F.R.S at Melchett Court and 35 Lowndes Square by Eugenie Strong.

Published by Oxford, at the University Press, London, 1928.

A very good copy of the leather bound issue of this first edition, large folio size.

Full red leather hardback with gilt motif to cover and raised bands to spine. Cover has age toning and a variety of minor bumps and scrapes, including one indentation to the rear with board show through (see photos).

Soundly bound, some foxing to endpapers and age discoloration to the edges of the first and last few blank pages, not affecting text pages. Printed text and plates are in fine condition and is nice and clean throughout. Printed on a heavy, quality paper stock. Uncut pages. Gilt top edge. Tissue Guard to frontispiece plate.

A very high quality publication.

x + 42 Plates + 55pp text.

Dimensions: Approximately 359mm high x 274mm wide x 24mm. Substantial, weighing c. 1.7kg unpacked.