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POWNALL, Thomas (1722--1805)
A treatise on the study of antiquities as the commentary to historical learning, sketching out a general line of research: also marking and explaining some of the desiderata. With an appendix. ... By T. Pownall.
London: printed for J. Dodsley, 1782.
xxviii, 278 p., [5] pl. (4 fold.) ; 21.6 cm. (8º)

Part 1 only; no more published. The 'Appendix' (pp. 149--278) is divided in four parts: 'No I. On the Elements of Speach. No II. On the Origin of Written Language, Picture, Hieroglyphic, and elementary-writing. No III. On the Ships of the Ancients. No IV. On the Chariots of the Ancients.' ESTC t51656; Alston III.847.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 3s. on 4 July 1815. (Spiers Box).

Binding C19th calf, gilt rule borders, gilt triple-rule spine, red spine-label. Bound by Hood & McCullock for 3s. on 2 May 1826. (Archive 16/12/38).

Reference Number 3069


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