OLD SCHOOL PRESS. TONGE, George. WATTS, John. GIDNEY, Patricia. ~ Tonge's Travels.
Watercolours and line drawings by John Watts. Calligraphy by Patricia Gidney. No. 27 of 330 copies, signed by Watts on the colophon. Edited by Martyn and Angela Ould. Set in monotype Centaur, with the titles in Carol Twombly’s Lithograph printed using line blocks. Pp. 119 . Oblong 4to., original russet cloth in cream illustrated dust jacket. An excellent copy with the original 4 page illustrated prospectus inserted loose.
The diary of an Oxford undergraduate George Tonge, recounting his tour the Mediterranean by boat in 1857. His 10 week journey took him to Gibraltar, Genoa, Pisa, Naples, Vesuvius, Pompeii, Corinth, Athens, Vastitza and back via Algiers.