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BURGESS, Thomas (1756--1837)
An essay on the study of antiquities. The second edition, corrected and enlarged.
Oxford sold by D. Prince, and J Cooke; J. and J. Fletcher; also by P. Elmsly, B. White, T. Payne, and Son; London, 1782.
[2], v, [1], 142, [2] p. ; 21.2 cm. (8º)

Anonymous. [Part I] signed: Thomas Burgess, July 1780. First published in 1781; the first part only published in quarto is dated by ESTC to 1780. With a final advertisement leaf for two other works edited by Burgess. ESTC t90103.

Copy Notes Bought from John Britton for 2s. 6d., 21 December 1816. (Priv. Corr. E.3.3). Bound first with J.D. Åkerblad, Lettre sur l'inscription égyptienne de Rosette, 1802 (q.v.).

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled spine, dark green spine-label gilt-lettered 'Study Of Antiq / Lettre Par Akerblad'. Probably bound by Edwin Hutchinson. Later numbered '71' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 5479


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