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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, 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 Preview this item
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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, 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

Author: Thomas Pownall; James Dodsley; Anson Phelps Stokes
Publisher: London : Printed for J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, M.D.CC.LXXXII [1782]
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Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805.
Treatise on the study of antiquities as the commentary to historical learning.
London : Printed for J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, M.D.CC.LXXXII [1782]
(OCoLC)560766875
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Pownall; James Dodsley; Anson Phelps Stokes
OCLC Number: 4994176
Notes: Signatures: a² b⁸ c⁴ ²b⁴ B-K⁸ ²K⁸ L-R⁸ S⁴.
Errata: leaf c4v.
Preface: leaves ²b1-²b4.
Last leaf blank.
Part 1 only; no more published.
Includes contents for second and third parts, p. xvii-xvii, with note "I give here the contents of the whole work as finished, although the publication of the second and third parts is deferred. It is deferred, as my bookseller doubts whether a work written on subjects of this nature, by a person of no literary character, will become an article of sale sufficient to pay the cost of publishing, although, as I never take any money from a bookseller, the copy costs him nothing."
UF copy with bookplate of Rev. Anson Phelps Stokes.
Description: xxviii, v-xii, 278, [2] p., [5] folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. (8vo)
Responsibility: by T. Pownall.

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