The Roman History, from the Foundation of the City of Rome to the Destruction of the Western Empire.

London: S. Baker, G. Leigh, T. Davies & L. Davis. First Edition. hardcover. 2 volumes. [ii], x, 487, [15]; [ii], vi, 501, xi pp. 8vo, handsomely bound in older calf-backed marbled boards with burgundy leather labels (light edgewear; and toning). London: Printed for S. Baker, G. Leigh, T. Davies & L. Davis, 1769. First edition. Vry good (+). very good(+).

Scarce. A very good(+) copy of the true first printing, with the mis-paginations in second volume. The book is written in uncomplicated style and was quite popular, going through numerous printings in short order. -Williams 145-146. Volume I: History of the Commonwealth of Rome. Volume II: History of the Empire of Rome.

Price: $500.00

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