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Art and The Elgin Marbles 13 Books, including
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Art and The Elgin Marbles 13 Books, including Bas-Reliefs du Parthénon et du Temple de Phigalieu. Paris: Didier et Ce., 1860. Oblong 4to, 20 plates, original red cloth gilt, some foxing; Bracebridge, Selina Panoramic Sketch of Athens by Mrs Bracebridge, taken May 1839. Loose folding panorama, hand-coloured, with 8pp. explanatory guide: "Notes Descriptive of a Panoramic Sketch of Athens, taken May, 1839", original purple cloth covers, small neat repair to panorama; Smith, A.H. Lord Elgin and His Collection. Reprinted from the Journal of Hellenic Studies, vol. xxxvi, 1916. 8vo, blue cloth gilt; Clarke, Edward Daniel The Tomb of Alexander... Cambridge: R. Watts, 1805. 4to, frontispiece, 4 plates, original boards, some dampstaining; Westmacott, C.M. British Galleries of Painting and Sculpture. London: Sherwood, Jones, and Co., 1824. 8vo, contemporary calf gilt; Willis, N.P. Pencillings by the way. London: John Macrone, 1836. Second edition, 3 volumes, 8vo, original publisher's boards; [Knight, R. Payne] Elgin Marbles. London: Schulze and Dean, [n.d.] 4 unbound pp.; Lucas, R.C. Remarks on the Parthenon... Salisbury: W.B. Brodie and Co., 1845. 8vo, disbound; and 3 others (13)

Footnote: Provenance: From the Library of the Late William St Clair
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Art and The Elgin Marbles 13 Books, including

Estimate £300 - £400
Feb 02, 2022
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Starting Price £240
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0142: Art and The Elgin Marbles 13 Books, including

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Est. £300 - £400Starting Price £240
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Art and The Elgin Marbles 13 Books, including Bas-Reliefs du Parthénon et du Temple de Phigalieu. Paris: Didier et Ce., 1860. Oblong 4to, 20 plates, original red cloth gilt, some foxing; Bracebridge, Selina Panoramic Sketch of Athens by Mrs Bracebridge, taken May 1839. Loose folding panorama, hand-coloured, with 8pp. explanatory guide: "Notes Descriptive of a Panoramic Sketch of Athens, taken May, 1839", original purple cloth covers, small neat repair to panorama; Smith, A.H. Lord Elgin and His Collection. Reprinted from the Journal of Hellenic Studies, vol. xxxvi, 1916. 8vo, blue cloth gilt; Clarke, Edward Daniel The Tomb of Alexander... Cambridge: R. Watts, 1805. 4to, frontispiece, 4 plates, original boards, some dampstaining; Westmacott, C.M. British Galleries of Painting and Sculpture. London: Sherwood, Jones, and Co., 1824. 8vo, contemporary calf gilt; Willis, N.P. Pencillings by the way. London: John Macrone, 1836. Second edition, 3 volumes, 8vo, original publisher's boards; [Knight, R. Payne] Elgin Marbles. London: Schulze and Dean, [n.d.] 4 unbound pp.; Lucas, R.C. Remarks on the Parthenon... Salisbury: W.B. Brodie and Co., 1845. 8vo, disbound; and 3 others (13)

Footnote: Provenance: From the Library of the Late William St Clair

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