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The Museum of Classical Antiquities - a quarterly journal of architecture and the sister branches of classic art.(2 Volumes)

by FALKENER, Edward

Condition: Very Good +/No Jacket

London: J.W. Parker & Sons, 1850. Two volume bound in 1/2 red morocco over decorated boards (matching the endsheets). Top Edge Gilt, five raised bands. This is a two volume set on Classical Antiquities and Architecture. 475 pp. / 403 pp. Minor scuffing to extremes and one rub to the front panel of volume 1 (barely noticeable) but a very handsome set. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket.
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