Lot 662: Italy



2015-10-06 14:52:48

Lot 662: Italy. An album containing approximately 70 albumen print views of Rome, etc., circa 1880s, including temples and ruins, a few street scenes, mostly Rome but also including Taormina, also including albumen prints of Roman antiquities, some with printed captions in the photograph margins, various sizes, some spotting, mounted mostly as ones or twos and back to back on stiff card leaves, together with two further albums containing approximately 150 albumen prints of Roman antiquities and related, approximately 20 x 27cm and smaller, mostly loosely interleaved with album leaves, all contemporary half morocco, some wear, folio, plus a second edition of Constantine Rhomaides, 'Olympia. The Hermes of Praxiteles', Athens, 1894, with seven large phototype plates of antiquities (three large related albumen prints loosely inserted), original linen-backed wrappers, rubbed and soiled, chipped at edges with loss and several old sellotape repairs, slim large folio (4) Dominic Winter's Antiques & Fine Art Auction October 2015 Thursday, 15th October 2015 Estimate: £150-200
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