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The History of the World, From the Reign of Alexander to That of Augustus: Comprehending the Latter Ages of European Greece, and the History of the Greek Kingdoms in Asia and Africa, From Their Foundation to Their Destruction; With a Preliminary Survey of Alexander's Conquests, and an Estimate of His Plans for Their Consolidation and Improvement

By John Gillies .
Format
Book
Published
[Philadelphia] Published by Hopkins and Earle, Philadelphia; Farrand, Mallory and Co., Boston; and J. W. Campbell, Petersburg, Virginia, Fry and Kammerer, printers, 1809.
Language
English
Description
3 v. 21.7 cm.
Notes
  • Shaw-Shoemaker 17632.
  • Errata: 1 leaf at end of v.1.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: DF213.5 .G49 1809 COPY 1: leaf of errata bound at end of v. 3 instead of v. 1. Contemporary tree sheep. Label of R. P. & C. Williams, Boston, booksellers. Included in the 1828 catalogue of the University of Virginia Library.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: DF213.5 .G49 1809 COPY 2: Contemporary sheep. 21.3 cm. Signature of W. C. Somervell, Nov. 12, 1810, with note "From Somervell to Nivision Norfolk 15th of April 1811"; similar inscr. in v. 2 has presentation date changed from 1811 to 1814. Bookplate of William T. Nivison. Gift of William Tazewell.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: DF213.5 .G49 1809 COPY 3: Original blue-gray boards with buff backstrip. 23 cm. Gift of A. G. Robertson.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: DF213.5 .G49 1809 COPY 4 VOL. 2: Contemporary sheep; front hinge split; lower 2 inches of backstrip wanting. Signature of Doddridge Coles, November 1st, 1860 on f.f.e.p.; notes in [Coles'?] hand on reare pastedown. Remants of paper label of the Petersburg Library Society on front pastedown. Elizabeth Cocke Coles Fund.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Z881 .C47723 Z9 .G55 H5 1809: Contemporary tree sheep; leaf of errata bound at end of v. 3 instead of v. 1. Bookplate of Albemarle Library. Gift of Helen Duke, 1984.
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