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The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended. To Which is Prefix'd, a Short Chronicle from the First Memory of Things in Europe, to the Conquest of Persia By Alexander the Great
J. Tonson, J. Osborne, T. Longman, 1728-01-01. Hardcover. Good. 4to. Bound in contemporary, paneled calfskin. 5 raised bands on spine. 6 panels on spine with gilt flourish and lettering. 2 cm leather tooled leaf missing from front board (3 on front and 4 on rear board remain). Joints starting at top and bottom. xiv, [2], 376 pages. Light/scattered toning/foxing.

3 folding engraved plates (A Description of the Temple of Solomon, A Description of the Inner Court & Buildings for the Priests in Solomon's Temple, and A Particular Description of One of the Gates of the Peoples Court with Part of the Cloister Adjoining).

Provenance: Armorial bookplate of Drayton Burrill

1st edition. "Newton attempts to determine the dates of ancient events from astronomical considerations and indicates the manner in which astronomy might be used to verify views on the chronological points derived in the main from Ptolemy, which were held in his time... " (Babson 214). DSB X, 82; Wallis 309.

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