Modern Athenians: A Series of Original Portraits of Memorable Citizens of Edinburgh Drawn and Etched by Benjamin W. Crombie Miniature Painter 1837-1847
CROMBIE, Benjamin W., DOUGLAS, William Scott
Includes portraits of George Joseph Bell, Henry Cockburn, Thomas Maitland, Alexander Smellie, George Combe, etc.
- Publisher: Adam and Charles Black
- Edition: n/a
- Date Published: 1882
- Place Published: Edinburgh
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
xvi, 183 p. 29 cm. Colour frontispiece of Sir Walter Scott + 48 colour plates. Some tissue guards stained with a resulting faint stain to some of the plates. Tissue guard missing from plate 22. Full leather. Wear to edges of spine and corners bumped. Marbled endpapers. Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, stains on most tissue guards, plates, and many pages. Text block waved. Many tissue guards creased. Foxing and thumbing.