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GOLDSMITH, Oliver (1730?--1774)
[The Roman history. 1786]
The Roman history. Fom the foundation of the city of Rome, to the destruction of the western empire. By Dr. Goldsmith. A new edition. Vol. I (II).
London: printed for C. Bathurst, L. Davis, W. Owen, G. Robinson, T. Cadell, and Leigh and Sotheby, 1786.
2 vols ; 20.7 cm. (8º)
I: [4], x, 487, [13] p.
II: [2], viii, 501, [11] p.

First published in 1769 (q.v.). Each volume of this edition has a new emblematic title-page medallion engraved by F. Bartolozzi after E. Edwards. ESTC n21794.

Copy Notes A copy of 'Goldsmiths Rome 2 vols.', edition unspecified, was bought from Thomas Boone for 12s. on 4 March 1807. (Spiers Box).

Binding C18th calf, neo-classical gilt-tooled spines, red morocco spine-labels.

Reference Number 729


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