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|Additional Physical Format:||(DLC) 02029575|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Nicolas Lenglet Dufresnoy; Richard Rawlinson
|Notes:||Vol. 1 has special t.p. added ; v. 2 has only special t.-p.
"A letter from Count Scipio Maffei of Verona, to ... the countess Adelais Felix Canossa Tering of Seefeld. Being a comparison of the use of inscriptions and medals" : v. 1, p. 323-360.
"A catalogue of the chief historians of all nations, their best editions, and characters of their writings" : v. 2.
|Reproduction Notes:||Microfiche. Louisville [Ky.] : Lost Cause Press, 1981. 13 microfiches : negative ; 10 x 15 cm. (Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary ...).|
|Description:||2 v. ; 20 cm.|
|Contents:||I. The sciences preparatory to the study of history, viz. geography, chronology, etc. the end proposed thereby, and the method to be observed in reading it --
II. Of history, sacred and profane, including the several parts of the world, according to their proper divisions --
III. Of the histories of royal families, of arts and sciences, religious and military orders, &c. the character of a good and bad historian, with rules for the judging of historical facts --
IV. A catalogue of the chief historians of all nations, their best editions, and characters of their writings.
|Series Title:||(Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary ...).|
|Responsibility:||originally written in French by M. Langlet du Fresnoy ; snce translated into Italian, with considerable additions ; the whole made English, with variety of improvements and corrections ; also, a dissertation by Count Scipio Maffei of Verona, by Richard Rawlinson.|