A Collection of Antique Vases, Altars, Paterae, Tripods, Candelabra, Sarcophagi, &c., from Various Museums and Collections, Engraved on 170 Plates by Henry Moses. With historical essays.

London: Henry G. Bohn, (1814). First edition (plates are dated 1811). 4to. xii, 61 pp. 150 engraved plates, 10 hand-colored, engraved title page with an ornamental border, engraved chapter head and tail-pieces. Includes a short essay by H.H. Baber (per a citation in the British Museum Catalogue) on each of the categories covered, primarily antiques from Ancient Greece. Lowndes vol. II, pp. 1021-1022 (attributing the essays to Thomas Hope). Plates with rather persistent foxing, but an attractive copy. Somewhat later black morocco, gilt, with gilt-rule panels on upper and lower boards, ornamented in corners and surrounding a Greek vase, spine richly gilt with ornaments, title, and raised bands, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. (#5972). Item #58793

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