A NEW ELUCIDATION of the subjects on the celebrated Portland Vase, formerly called The Barberini: and the sarcophagus, in which it was discovered.
[London].Published for the Author by W. Pickering; F.G. Moon; Pelham Richardson; Smith and Elder. 1845.  leaves with two columns of text printed landscape, the verso of the last leaf being printed portrait. The columns are numbered consecutively. Illustrated with black and white full-page engravings and smaller ones in the text; with 10 full-page lithographic illustrations, extra to paging, some of which are coloured by hand. Title-page and dedication with vignettes. Original publisher's cloth, blind embossed and illustrated in gilt. Folio. Covers dust-soiled, bumped at the corners with cloth missing and chipped and bumped at the edges; some fading to upper margin of back board. Cloth on spine is mostly missing. Splitting at the inner hinges with boards very loose. End-papers dust soiled. Some spotting to the illustrations affecting the margins, but a good plus copy that would benefit from some restoration.