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ANGELL, Samuel (1800--1866)
Sculptured metopes discovered amongst the ruins of the temples of the ancient city of Selinus in Sicily, by William Harris and Samuel Angell, in the year 1823. Described by Samuel Angell and Thomas Evans, architects.
London: published for the authors by Priestley and Weale, 1826.
[4], 56 p., IX pl. (3 hand-col.) : engr. illus.; 43.0 cm. (2°)

With a dedication to William Hamilton. This is the fruit of Angell's voyage to Sicily in 1821--3 with William Harris (ca. 1796--1823) during which Harris died. Thomas Evans (ca. 1784--1874), his brother-in-law, assisted Angell in publishing their discoveries. Soane was one of the subscribers. The sculptures are now in the Museo Nazionale, Palermo. BAL, Early printed books, no. 110.

Binding C19th grey paper boards, printed paper spine-label reading 'Selinuntine Sculptures'.

Reference Number 1614


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