Book Details


Specimens of antient sculpture, Ægyptian, Etruscan, Greek and Roman : selected from different collections in Great Britain.
Published: London : Printed by T. Bensley for T. Payne, and J. White and Co., 1809-35.
Description: This two-volume set of plates illustrating sculpture was printed by Thomas Bensley. Along with William Bulmer, Bensley is considered one of the finest printers of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
Condition/Repair: The back board of the first volume and the front board of the second volume are detached, and there is further damage to the edges and corners. The conservator will replace the leather under the hinges in order to re-attach the boards, saving the original endpapers. Repairs will also be made to the edges and corners.
Donation Needed: $450.00