STRONG, Eugenie

STRONG, Eugenie. Catalogue of the Greek & Roman Antiques in the Possession of the Right Honourable Lord Melchett, P.C., D. Sc., F.R.S. at Melchet Court and 35 Lowndes Square

Oxford, University Press, 1928.



£ 175


Folio. vii, 55 p., with 42 plates showing 52 b&w facsimile pictures, including frontispiece with tissue guard, and 23 figures in text. Half-title and figure on title-page. Elegant red morocco gilt, single-line fillet ruled along edges and the Mond family’s coat of arms with motto “make yourself necessary” stamped as a centrepiece on front cover. Gilt spine with stamped title in 6 compartments divided by raised bands. Some wear and leather abrasion to edges of covers and joints. An excellent copy.