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The Roman history: from the building of Rome to the ruin of the Commonwealth. Four volumes, Hooke, Nathaniel

Author Name    Hooke, Nathaniel

Title   The Roman history: from the building of Rome to the ruin of the Commonwealth. Four volumes

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Edition   Various

Publisher    James Bettenham, for G. Hawkins 1757

Seller ID   51590

Set of four hardbacks in matching bindings of full brown calf, gilt titles to leather spine labels, 5 raised spine bands, elaborate gilt decoration & bordering, worn at all edges, chipping to some of the labels, bindings all secure, armorial bookplate (of Thomas Dampier, presumably the Dean of Durham, rather than his bibliophiliac son) to volumes 1 - 3, some bookworm holing to margins, no inscriptions, all maps and engravings complete. Volume 1 is a 3rd edition of 1757, printed by James Bettenham, for G. Hawkins, and has [iv] + xl + xliv + 634 pages. Volume 2 is a 2nd edition of 1756, printed by James Bettenham, for G. Hawkins, and has [iv] + xxxiv + 560 pages. Volume 3 is a 1st edition of 1764, published for J & R Tonson, G. Hawkins and T. Longman, and has [iv] + vi + 694 pages. Volume 4 is a 1st edition of 1771 (edited by Gilbert Stuart), published for G. Hawkins, W. Strahan, J. & F. Rivington et al, and has [iv] + viii + 464 pages + a very extensive unpaginated index to the whole work. A nice set, but very heavy - weighs nearly 8kg unpacked

Leather bindings Classical Rome

Price = 300.00 GBP

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