ISTRIA ALLASON (THOMAS) Picturesque Views of the Antiquities of Pola, in Istria, FIRST EDITION, John Murray, 1819

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ISTRIA
ALLASON (THOMAS) Picturesque Views of the Antiquities of Pola, in Istria, FIRST EDITION, John Murray, 1819

Sold for £ 446 (US$ 592) inc. premium
ISTRIA
ALLASON (THOMAS) Picturesque Views of the Antiquities of Pola, in Istria, FIRST EDITION, half-title, 10 engraved plates by W.B. Cooke, George Cooke, Henry Moses and Cosmo Armstrong, 4 engraved vignettes, some spotting, contemporary green watered silk cloth, gilt morocco lettering label on upper cover [Blackmer 25], folio (475 x 340mm.), John Murray, 1819

Footnotes

  • Thomas Allason (1790-1852) dedicated this work on the Roman antiquities at Pola (once a Province of Italy, now in Croatia) to the Society of Dilettanti, stating his intent to improve on the descriptions previously given by Stuart and Revett.

    Provenance: The Alpine Club, small withdrawal stamp on verso of title.
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