The Roman History from the Building of Rome to the Ruin of the Commonwealth
London, G. Hawkins, W. Strahan, J. and F. Rivington, R. Bladwin, W. Johnston, T. Longman, T. Cadell, 1770-1771. 27, Leather binding. (6)+xlvi+xlvi+634, xxxii+xxxiii+668, viii+694, vii+:464+(71) pp. Engravings. Conditie: Good, Leather bindings with five raised bands on spines. Gilt decorations on spines (floral and eagles). Four volumes. Wear to spines, missing three title shields. Contents good for age.. List of plates and maps present: Volume one with frontispiece and plates for or after page 1 (folding map of Latium), plates of Romans in the Toga, 88 (folding map of Rome), 140 (folding engraving of besieging instruments), 424 (The Trictinium of the Ancients), 438 (folding map of the north of Italy), 508 (engraving of Roman military), 516 (engraving of a Roman legion), 518 (engraving of Roman military), 524 (engraving), 525 (engraving of a besieging tower), 526 (engraving of a siege), 528 (folding map of the south of Italy and the islands of Corsica and Sardinia). Volume two with frontispiece and plates for or after page 1 (folding map of Sicily), 88 (folding map of the Balkan), 228 (folding map of the Iberian peninsula), 268 (folding map of North Africa, region of present day Tunesia), 306 (folding map of Macedonia), 324 (folding map of Asia Minor), 346 (folding map of the Balkan), 347 (folding map of the Peloponnesus). Volume three with frontispiece and plates for or after page 10 (map Provence), 222 (folding map Caspian sea), 584 (folding map titled A Map of Belgium), 585 (folding map of France). Volume four with frontispiece and plates for or after page 136 (folding plate titled The Battle of Pharsalia in the Year of Rome 705), 148 (large folding map of Egypt in ancient times). More photo's available upon request.
Book number: 5621
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