"A FIELD ARCHAEOLOGIST MUCH AHEAD OF HIS TIME"
LYSONS, Samuel. An Account of Roman Antiquities Discovered at Woodchester. London, 1797.
First edition of this survey of the second-century Roman villa at Woodchester, an elephant folio lavishly illustrated with hand-colored aquatint title page and dedication leaf, two large aquatint vignettes, and 40 aquatint plates, 33 hand-colored, of which nine are double-page—including two lovely double-page views of Woodchester and the surrounding countryside. A splendid volume. $12,500.
PHOTOGRAPH OF DIRECTOR FRITZ LANG, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY HIM
LANG, Fritz. Photograph signed. Beverly Hills, 1972.
Black-and-white photograph of film director Lang sitting at his desk, inscribed: “To Eduardo Sola’-Franco, with my very best wishes, Fritz Lang, Bev. Hills, July 72.” $1600.
HANDSOME GOLDEN COCKEREL EDITION OF CAESAR
CAESAR, Julius. Commentaries. London, 1951.
Limited Golden Cockerel Press edition of Caesar’s Gallic War and Civil War, number 70 of 70 copies (out of a total edition of 320 copies) signed by translator de Chair and illustrator Clifford Webb and specially bound for Golden Cockerel by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. $1400.