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2 volumes. Hardback, approx 8 x 5.5 inches. Polished calf leather with dark brown leather spine labels lettered in gilt. Blind embossed paneled decoration to boards. Red speckled page edges. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Covers a little rubbed and worn; hinges cracked on vol.1., edges rubbed, ends of spines chipped. Handling marks to boards. Some minor darkening and handling marks to pages, plates all very clean and bright. Else clean and tight copies. 464 & 420pp. + indices. Illustrated with 31 (ex32. lacks frontis.) B&W engraved plates, including folding plate in vol.2. Decorative head and tailpieces. Contents include: of the State of Athens / the citizens, Magistrates, Senate, Judgements, Punishments, Religious Worship in Greece, temples, altars, Sacrifices, the Oracles of Jupiter, Apollo, Trophonius, Dreams, Magic and Incantations, of the Public Games in Greece and the principal exercises used in them, of the Olympian Games, the Pythian games, the Nemean Games, Istmisan Games, the the Greek Year, etc.;
Title: Archaeologia Graeca, Or the Antiquities of Greece. The Sixth Edition. In Two Volumes.
Publisher: London, Printed for H. Knaplock, D. Midwinter, G. Strahan &c. &c., 1740:
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Seller ID: 81130
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