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GOODWIN, Thomas (1586 or 7--1642)
Romanæ historiæ anthologia recognita & aucta. An English exposition of the Roman antiquities. Moses and Aaron: civil and ecclesiastical rites, used by the ancient Hebrews; observed, and at large opened, for the clearing of many obscure texts throughout the whole Scripture. Seven books of the Attick antiquities, containing the description of the city's glory, government, division of the people, &c. In one entire volume.
London: printed, and sold by Awnsham Churchill, 1686.
[8], 270, [10]; [10], 359, [9]; [6], 270, [20] p. ; 20.0 cm. (4º)

Text in English with small sections in Greek, Latin and Hebrew. A reissue with a general title page of three previously published works, all with separate dated title pages, pagination and register, as follows: [1] Moses and Aaron: civil and ecclesiastical rites, used by the ancient Hebrews; observed, and at large opened, for the clearing of many obscure texts throughout the whole Scripture. ... The twelfthe edition. By Thomas Godwyn, ..., with imprint: London: printed for R. Scot, T. Basset, J. Wright, R. Chiswel, B. Griffin, G. Conyers, and M. Wotton, 1685. -- [2] Archæologæ Atticæ libri septem. Seven books of the Attick antiquities, ... By Francis Rous, ... With an addition of their customs ... By Zachary Bogan, ... The ninth edition corrected and enlarged, ..., with imprint: London: printed by Miles Flesher, for Richard Davies, and to be sold by Henry Clements, bookseller in Oxford, 1685. -- [3] Romanæ historiæ anthologia recognita & aucta. An English exposition of the Roman antiquities: wherein many Roman and English offices are parallel'd, and divers obscure phrases explain'd. For the use of Abingdon School. Revised and corrected. The 14th edition, with imprint: London: printed by J. Darby, for Richard Chiswell, 1685. Moses and Aaron was first published in 1625; the first edition of Archaeologiae Attica was first published 'in libri tres' in 1637, an augmented edition in 'libri septem' by Zachary Bogan was first published in 1654; Romanæ historiæ anthologia recognita et aucta was first published in 1614. ESTC r39996.



Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 1s. 6d., 20 December 1809. (Spiers Box). Inscribed in ink on the general title-page J. Soane and in pencil with Boone's price; two oval excisions flanking the fifth line of the general title-page to remove earlier ownership inscription. The words Middle Window inscribed in ink in an early hand on front pastedown.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, blind-panelled boards, blind-ruled and roll-tooled spine, second spine compartment ink-lettered 'Godwyn. / Antiquities', paper spine-label at base of spine ink-lettered 'Godwyn, Rous / and Bogan', ink inscriptions on upper board with five lines of numbers and three lines of names Thomas a Kennet / Thomas a Kempis / Thomas a Fool - [?]. Printed matter pastedowns, headed 'Canones', Latin text in black letter.

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