Though lacking the folio plate volume, this is still a rare and valuable early work on the Rosetta Stone.
After Champollion's death, certain important manuscripts of his were found to be missing and Salvolini was implicated in their theft. Salvolini published the discoveries contained in these manuscripts as his own.
With the armorial bookplate of Sidney Edward Bouverie Bouverie-Pusey.
(Contemporary 3/4 calf with 5 raised bands, leather label, spine gilt-extra, marbled edges & endpapers; corners & edges heavily rubbed, some light foxing.