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    [Antonio Canova and Ennio Quirino Visconti]. Elgin Marbles. Letter from the Chevalier Antonio Canova on the Sculptures in the British Museum....London: 1816.

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    [Antonio Canova and Ennio Quirino Visconti]. Elgin Marbles. Letter from the Chevalier Antonio Canova on the Sculptures in the British Museum, and Two Memoirs Read to the Royal Institute of France by the Chevalier Visconti....London: [John Murray], 1816.

    Two volumes in one octavo, each with its own title page.

    Inscribed on main title page: "To Stephen Catterson Smith/ from his friend Wm. Woods/ Norfolk Herald." [together with:] William St. Clair. Lord Elgin and the Marbles. London: Oxford University Press, 1967.

    Elgin Marbles.. xxii, [2], 221, [1]; iv, 154, xlii, appendix, [18, index]. Bound in modern paper covered boards with paper title label on spine. Lord Elgin and the Marbles. viii, [2], 309 pages. Frontispiece and ten pages of plates. Publisher's cloth with gilt titles to spine. Spine slightly cocked. Bindings lightly rubbed, minor soiling and scuffs; pages with occasional smudges, light soiling and few spots of foxing. Two books in very good condition.



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