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Rollin, Charles, 1661-1741.
Ancient history of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes & Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians.
[Portland, Me.] : Published by T. Clark, Portland; W. & D. Tredwell [i.e. Treadwell], Portsmouth; Munroe & Francis, Boston; J. Bioren, and T.L. Plowman, Philadelphia., 1805
|Named Person:||Charles Rollin; Charles Rollin|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Charles Rollin; John Bioren; Thomas Lowry Plowman; Thomas Clark; John James Barralet; Benjamin Tanner; Munroe & Francis,; William and Daniel Treadwell (Firm),
|Notes:||Frontispiece portrait of Rollin, v. 1, signed "Tanner, sc." Instruction to binder: To face the title.
Other plates also engraved by Benjamin Tanner. Some illustrations by J.J. Barralet.
There appear to be four issues of this edition, giving prominence in turn to the publishers in each of the four cities. Within each issue there are minor variations from volume to volume in the wording of the imprint. The present entry describes the "Portland" issue; the copies in hand comprise v. 3 and 6 only. Imprint taken from v. 3.
Volume 1: xii, 419,  p.,  leaves of plates (last page blank); v. 2: vi, 334 p.,  folded leaf of plates; v. 3: , vi-vii, , 372 p.,  folded leaves of plates; v. 4: v, , 334 p.; v. 5: iv, 360 p.,  folded leaves of plates; v. 6: , ii, 428 p.; v. 7: vi, [i.e. iv], 356 p.; v. 8: , ii, 354 p.
Error in paging: v. 6, p. 49 misnumbered 94. The misnumbering of v. 3, p. 103 noted in other issues is corrected is this issue.
|Description:||8 v. : ill., maps, 1 port. ; 19 cm.|
|Other Titles:||Histoire ancienne des Egyptiens, des Carthaginois, des Assyriens, des Babyloniens, des Medes et des Perses, des Macedoniens, des Grecs.|
|Responsibility:||By Charles Rollin, late principal of the University of Paris, &c. ; In eight volumes. Illustrated with plates. ; Vol. I[-VIII].|