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

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Includes portraits of George Joseph Bell, Henry Cockburn, Thomas Maitland, Alexander Smellie, George Combe, etc.

Publication Info

  • 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
  • Details:
    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.

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