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The Roman History from the Building of Rome to the Ruin of the Commonwealth. The Fifth Edition [4 Quarto Volumes, complete) by  Nathaniel Hooke - Fifth Edition  - 1770 - from Arroyo Seco Books and Biblio.co.uk

The Roman History from the Building of Rome to the Ruin of the Commonwealth. The Fifth Edition [4 Quarto Volumes, complete)

by Hooke, Nathaniel

Condition: Very Good


London: G Hawkins, W. Strahan, J. And F. Rivington, R Baldwin, W Johnston, T Longman, T Cadell, 1770. Fifth Edition . Original Full Calf. Very Good. 10 5/8" Tall. 34 Maps and Plates, Most Folding. (Iv), Xlvi, Xlvi, 634Pp; Xxxii, Xxxiv, 668 Pp; Viii, 694 Pp; Viii + 464 + 75 Pp Index.10 5/8" X 8 3/4". [No Errata Slip; Apparently The Fifth Edition Corrects Errors In The Fourth Edition, But Is Otherwise Identical].32 Engraved Plates And Maps, Frontispiece In Each Volume.. Full Calf, Five Bands With Red And Black Morocco Labels And Elaborate Gilt Tooling In Each Compartment, Edges Gilt Tooled. Bookplates Of Knapton, "Pretium Victoribus Corona", Signatures Of [L. H. ?] Rose. All Volumes Nicely Refurbished. Volume I: Joints Cracked, Hinges Sound. Vol Ii: Front Board Held Only By Cords, Rear Board Detached, Professionally Re-Attached With New Cords. Vol Iii: Front And Rear Boards Professionally Re-Attached. Vol Iv: Front Board Professionally Re-Attached, Rear Joint Cracked. Contents Including All Pages, Maps, Plates Are Near Fine, No Wear Or Damage, [No Errata Slip; Apparently The Fifth Edition Corrects Errors In The Fourth Edition, But Is Otherwise Identical].




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