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ATHENIAN GAZETTE ...
[Athenian Gazette. Vol. I. Supplement.]
The supplement to the first volume of the Athenian Gazette; containing the transactions and experiments of the forreign virtuoso's: as also, their ingenious conferences upon many nice and curious questions. To which is added, an account of the design and scope of most of the considerable books printed in all languages; and of the quality of the author if known. The whole being a translation of what is most rare and valuable in the Paris Journal des Scavans, the Acta Eruditorum Lipsiæ, the Universal Historical Bibliotheque, and in the new book entituled, Entretiens serieuses & galantes, &c. Published for the improving of natural, moral and divine knowledge, &c.
London: printed for John Dunton, 1691.
[4], 28 p. ; 32.4 cm. (2°)

Edited by John Dunton. Intended to be issued with the first cumulative volume of The Athenian Gazette/Athenian Mercury (q.v.). ESTC r223315.

Copy Notes Bound (5) in a volume of tracts dated between 1679 and 1702 including volumes III, X and XVIII of The Athenian Gazette (q.v.) and the Supplement to vol. IV (q.v.), with the armorial bookplate of Thomas Pelham Hood, of Spring-Mount in the County of Antrim, Esq, and the front free-endpaper inscribed in ink R. Reynolds. Pressed leaves inserted.

Binding Early C18th sheep, blind-ruled and blind-tooled borders, gilt double-ruled spine, later green spine-label, gilt-lettered 'Collection / Of / Tracts'. Later numbered '61' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 5655


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