Romĉ antiquĉ notitia: or, the antiquities of Rome. In two parts . . .; I. A Short History of the ... Romĉ antiquĉ notitia: or, the antiquities of Rome. In two parts . . .; I. A Short History of the ... Romĉ antiquĉ notitia: or, the antiquities of Rome. In two parts . . .; I. A Short History of the ...

Romĉ antiquĉ notitia: or, the antiquities of Rome. In two parts . . .; I. A Short History of the Rise, Progress, and Decay of the Commonwealth. II. A description of the City : An Account of the Religion, Civil Government, and Art of War, with the remarkable Customs and Ceremonies, Publick and Private. To which are prefixed two Essays, concerning the Roman Learning, and the Roman Education

KENNETT, Basil (1674-1715)

Published by printed for C. Bathurst, J. F. and C. Rivington, B. Law, W. Owen, T. Longman [and 5 others in London], London, 1785
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The sixteenth edition, corrected and improved. 8vo: [16],xxx,375,[27]pp, with 14 copperplate engravings, (7 folding, one double-page), numerous decorative head- and tailpieces; title page printed in black and red. Handsomely rebound by Fitterer in period-style butterscotch calf, spine in six compartments divided by raised bands ruled in gilt, red morocco lettering piece gilt. Pages and plates clean and crisp with no foxing, browning or soiling, a remarkably fresh, bright copy. Lowndes 1263. ESTC Citation No. T86339. The author's first and best known work, the first edition of which appeared in 1696, the year Kennett graduated with a Master of Art from Oxford College. Prefaced by two essays-"The Roman Learning" and "The Roman Education"-it passed through many editions, remaining, for nearly a century, the standard work on the subject. According to the ODNB, the book's "elegant synthesis of the antiquarian data assembled over the previous 200 years ensured it a leading place among books on the daily life of the Romans until the nineteenth century." Thomas Jefferson owned a copy of the edition of 1746. Bookseller Inventory # BB0281

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Title: Romĉ antiquĉ notitia: or, the antiquities of...

Publisher: printed for C. Bathurst, J. F. and C. Rivington, B. Law, W. Owen, T. Longman [and 5 others in London], London

Publication Date: 1785

Binding: Full Calf

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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