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Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Half bound in decorative blind embossed calf leather, light (later) calf leather to spine. Red speckled edges, plain endpapers. In very good condition. Fine binding with later professional repair to spine. Boards rubbed and darkened, some small nicks and chips to leather and corners. Endpapers a little darkened. Else pages very clean and tight throughout. Neat inscription to title pg. “Calverley, Richd. Tomlinson.” Some occasional minor spots and handling marks. Else a very clean and tight copy. xxx, 375pp plus index & errata. With engraved plates, some fold out. Many decorative chapter headers, letter and tail-pieces. Originally published in 1696, the book passed through many editions. The author describes Ancient Rome and the Society, Government, Religion etc.
Title: Romae Antiquae Notitia: (Rome Antique Notitia.) To Which are prefix’d Two Essays: concerning the Roman Learning, and Roman Education. The THIRD Edition. Revised Corrected & augmented with new Sculptures.
Publisher: Oxford, Timothy Child, & Robert KNaplock, 1704 3rd:
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Keywords: HISTORY BASIL KENNETT, Rome Antique Notitia, Antiquities, Two Parts, Short History, Rise, Progress, Decay, Common-Wealth, Description, City, Religion, Civil Government, Art, War, Customs, Ceremonies, Principal Buildings, Roman Learning, Roman Eduucation, Sixth Edition, Ancient Rome, Fine Binding, leather, 1717