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CHRISTIE, James, the younger (1773--1831)
[Disquisition upon Etruscan vases. 1825]
Disquisitions upon the painted Greek vases, and their probable connection with the shows of the Eleusinian and other mysteries. By James Christie.
London: published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1825.
xii, [2], 146 p., XVI pl. (2 fold.) : engr. illus. ; 29 cm. (4°).

First published in 1806 as A disquisition upon Etruscan vases (q.v.). This edition adds an appendix with a classification of vases. The illustrations are mostly stipple-engraved. BAL Early printed books, no. 633.

Copy Notes Front free-endpaper inscribed in ink John Soane Esq.re/ &c. &c./ With the Author's Respects. Christie had previously presented Soane with the 1806 edition.

Binding C19th grey paper boards, printed paper spine-label reading 'Christie's Disquisitions Upon The Painted Greek Vases'.

Reference Number 1900


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