Item #35528 A Collection of Supplements to all editions of Lempriere's Classical Dictionary, more especially to the enlarged one by Professor Anthon. Containing:; I. Sillig's Dictionary of the Artists of Antiquity; II. Payne Knight's Inquiry into the Symbolical III. Barker's Fifteen Supplements and Indexes, comprising : various Chronological Tables and Dissertations; Tables of Ancient Measures, Weights and Monies; Classical Names in the Apocrypha and Testament; Geographical and other indexes, etc. etc. Classical Mythology, E. H. BARKER, Henry W. Williams, relating to the edition of, Professor Anthon.
A Collection of Supplements to all editions of Lempriere's Classical Dictionary, more especially to the enlarged one by Professor Anthon. Containing:; I. Sillig's Dictionary of the Artists of Antiquity; II. Payne Knight's Inquiry into the Symbolical III. Barker's Fifteen Supplements and Indexes, comprising : various Chronological Tables and Dissertations; Tables of Ancient Measures, Weights and Monies; Classical Names in the Apocrypha and Testament; Geographical and other indexes, etc. etc.
A Collection of Supplements to all editions of Lempriere's Classical Dictionary, more especially to the enlarged one by Professor Anthon. Containing:; I. Sillig's Dictionary of the Artists of Antiquity; II. Payne Knight's Inquiry into the Symbolical III. Barker's Fifteen Supplements and Indexes, comprising : various Chronological Tables and Dissertations; Tables of Ancient Measures, Weights and Monies; Classical Names in the Apocrypha and Testament; Geographical and other indexes, etc. etc.
A Collection of Supplements to all editions of Lempriere's Classical Dictionary, more especially to the enlarged one by Professor Anthon. Containing:; I. Sillig's Dictionary of the Artists of Antiquity; II. Payne Knight's Inquiry into the Symbolical III. Barker's Fifteen Supplements and Indexes, comprising : various Chronological Tables and Dissertations; Tables of Ancient Measures, Weights and Monies; Classical Names in the Apocrypha and Testament; Geographical and other indexes, etc. etc.
A Collection of Supplements to all editions of Lempriere's Classical Dictionary, more especially to the enlarged one by Professor Anthon. Containing:; I. Sillig's Dictionary of the Artists of Antiquity; II. Payne Knight's Inquiry into the Symbolical III. Barker's Fifteen Supplements and Indexes, comprising : various Chronological Tables and Dissertations; Tables of Ancient Measures, Weights and Monies; Classical Names in the Apocrypha and Testament; Geographical and other indexes, etc. etc.

A Collection of Supplements to all editions of Lempriere's Classical Dictionary, more especially to the enlarged one by Professor Anthon. Containing:; I. Sillig's Dictionary of the Artists of Antiquity; II. Payne Knight's Inquiry into the Symbolical III. Barker's Fifteen Supplements and Indexes, comprising : various Chronological Tables and Dissertations; Tables of Ancient Measures, Weights and Monies; Classical Names in the Apocrypha and Testament; Geographical and other indexes, etc. etc.

London: A. J. Valpy, 1837. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Eccentrically paginated. (xvi, 3 fold-outs, 140pp, lxii, (xii), iv, 78pp, 4pp, 268pp. ) Nineteenth century quarter leather, brown leather spine with raised bands, gilt & blind embellishments and leather title label to spine, over cloth boards. Indexes, tables, fold-outs. An unusual reference compiled by the editor to accompany Dr. Lempriere's famous "Classical Dictionary" as well as to address its defects. As noted it in the title, it contains a number of works, in various parts, although included, but not listed in the title, is the text, in Latin, of Pliny's Naturalis Historiae, Libri XXXIV, XXXV & XXXVI. It also includes "An Inquiry into the Symbolical Language of Ancient Art and Mythology," by Richard Payne Knight (1750 - 1824) an English antiquary, politician, scholar, amd member of the Society of Dilettanti, who is largely remembered for his "Discourse on the Worship of Priapus" (first published 1786), a study of phallic worship and fertility cults in ancient and classical times. It is a theme that he returns to frequently in his "The Symbolical Language of Ancient Art and Mythology, An Inquiry," a study of symbolism in ancient art and mythology, that was originally published in a private edition in 1818. Spine a little rubbed, corners lightly bruised, cloth bubbling in a few places. Contemporary previous owner's name on verso of front free endpaper, occasional light browning to paper, and some foxing here and there. Still a solid, tight, clean VG or better copy. Scarce in First edition. Item #35528

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