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POTTER, John (1674?--1747)
[Archaeologiae Graecae. 1697]
Archæologiæ Græcæ: or, the antiquities of Greece. By John Potter, M.A. and Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxon.
Oxford printed at the Theater, for Abel Swall, at the Unicorn, London, 1697.
[8], 328, 327--424, [30] p., [9] engr. pl. (2 fold.) ; 18.6 cm. (8º)

First edition. The first title-page is a general title with an engraved vignette of the Sheldonian Theatre; the second is the volume title-page for 'Volume The First' with the imprimatur of Fitz-Herbert Adams, Vice Chancellor of Oxford dated May 15, 1697, on the verso. Volume II was published in 1699, at which time this volume was reissued with a cancel title-page; see BAL Early printed books, no. 2604. The final 2 pages contain a list of books printed for Abel Swall, at the Unicorn and a notice of books in the press, which were to be published in Trinity Term 1697. Wing P3030; ESTC r16859.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on title-page NGræme/ 1698. Inscribed in pencil on front free-endpaper (by Thomas Boone?) plates s8-d6.

Binding C17th Cambridge panelled calf, blind-ruled spine.

Reference Number 3066


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