SMITH, William

SMITH, William. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. In Three Volumes. Illustrated by numerous engravings on wood.


London: Taylor, Walton and Maberly, 1849-1851







FIRST EDITION. 24.5 x 15 cm. Three volumes. Half title and title page with engraving in each volume. 1. 1093 pp. plus advertisements; 2. 1219 pp. plus advertisements; 3. 1392 pp. plus advertisements, incomplete with pages missing after p. 1392. Small illustrations throughout. Some yellowing and slight foxing. Original brown buckram with gilt decoration on covers; blind-stamped tooling; some staining and wear; corners bumped; vols 1 and 2 with detached top board and vol 3 with detached bottom board. Spines missing to all volumes. Internally in very good condition.