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POMEY, François (1618--1673)
[Pantheum mythicum. English. 1793]
The pantheon: representing the fabulous histories of the heathen gods. And the most illustrious heroes of antiquity in a short, plain, and familiar method, by way of dialogue. For the use of schools. By Andrew Tooke, A.M. ... A new edition, rivised [sic], corrected, and illustrated with twenty-seven new cuts, and a complete index.
Edinburgh printed for Silvester Doig, 1793.
v, [3], 387, [1] p., XXVIII engr. pl. ; 17.3 cm. (12º)

A translation of François Antoine Pomey's Pantheum mythicum, first published in Lyon, 1659; the English translation first appeared in 1694. Tooke was Professor of Geometry at Gresham College and Master of Charterhouse School. ESTC t121462.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 2s. 6d., 13 May 1807. (Spiers Box). With Boone's price and codes in pencil on the first front free-endpaper.

Binding Late C18th sprinkled sheep, gilt-ruled spine, black morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 666


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