A New Historical Biographical and Classical Dictionary. Containing a concise and alphabetical account of the most remarkable events recorded in Ancient History. Extracted from the most celebrated classical Writers

London: Printed for George Kearsly, 1771. Full Leather. Good. Item #010455
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Presumed first edition, based on ESTC record. Full calf leather. A 2, B-O 12, P 9. A dictionary or encyclopedia of sorts, containing entries on notable figures throughout history, as well as to events for which they are noted. This includes ancient gods and other figures from mythology, philosophers, kings, princes, generals, historians, painters, physicians, celebrated ladies, artificers, etc. Drawn from Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Carthaginian and other civilizations. Small bookplate from Amos Tuck French in the inside front cover. GOOD condition. Heavy scuffing along the hinges and extremities. Some toning and minor staining to the covers. Splitting present along the lower hinges, with minor chipping at the tail. Front endpaper(s) apparently MISSING. Scattered foxing throughout. ESTC N20241.

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