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A description of some ancient monuments, with inscriptions, still existing in Lydia and Phrygia, several of which are supposed to be tombs of the early kings.
James Bohn London 1842 - First edition. Folio (54.5 x 37.5 cm), [vi], 14, [2]pp., lithograph frontispiece and 16 tinted lithograph plates on India paper by C. Deangelis after sketches by the author, mounted as issued, captioned beneath image, contemporary red morocco-backed marbled boards gilt, paper label to upper cover, light spotting to text, spine rubbed, corners and edges worn. Scarce. Steuart spent three months in Asia Minor during 1837, where he travelled between Smyrna, Kutahia and Brussa. A numismatist, Steuart had originally intended to produce a larger work covering all his travels in the Levant, but in the end only this portion was published. Blackmer 1609; Atabey 1176; not in Abbey. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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