Boston, MA: George H. Polley & Co., 1890. First edition. Decorated Boards. Folio, 52 plates of b/w photographs and drawings. Ex-library markings inside front and rear covers, on the border of the first plate, and on fore edge. Good; 2" of spine missing; some scrapes to back cover; text block very good. Item #19915
Marie-Eugène-Melchior, vicomte de Vogüé was a French diplomat, Orientalist, travel writer, archaeologist, philanthropist and literary critic. This book contains clear photographs and detailed drawings of buildings and their architectural details. An important survey of architecture of the Eastern Roman Empire in the 19th century.