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Creator:
Middleton, Conyers, 1683-1750.
Title(s):

Germana quaedam antiquitatis eruditae monumenta : quibus Romanorum veterum ritus varii tam sacri quam profani, tum Graecorum atque Aegyptiorum nonnulli illustrantur / Romæ olim maxima ex parte collecta ; ac dissertationibus jam singulis instructa, a Conyers Middleton, S.T.P. Academiae Cantabrigiensis Protobibliothecario ; his appendicis item loco adjuncta est mumiae Cantabrigiensis descriptio.

Additional Title(s):

Antiquitates Middletonianae

Published/Created:
Londini : Apud R. Manby et H.S. Cox in vico vulgo diceo Ludgate Hill, 1745.
Physical Description:
xii, 266, [8] p., 23 leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DE57 .M53 1745+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Half title on first leaf reads: Antiquitates Middletonianae
An account of the collection which Middleton acquired in Rome in 1723-4 and sold to Horace Walpole in 1744.
Illustrations by J. Mynde.
Engraved t.p. and head- and tail-pieces.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Advertisements on last leaf.
Errata slip pasted on p. 266.
ESTC T125483
Cicognara 2491
Dictionary of British and Irish travellers in Italy, 1701-1800. New Haven, Ct. : Yale University Press, 1997, p. 658
Subject Terms:
Classical antiquities -- Early works to 1800.
Germany -- Antiquities, Roman.
Lewis, W. S. (Wilmarth Sheldon), 1895-1979 -- Ms. notes.
Lord Mountgarrett Library -- Bookplate.
Middleton, Conyers, 1683-1750.
Mummies.
Norwood, Thomas Wilkinson, Esq., B.A. -- Autograph, January, 1852.
R. Manby et H.S. Cox -- Publisher.
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797.
Form/Genre:
Etchings -- 1745.
Engraving -- 1745.
Annotations (Provenance) -- 18th century.
Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Mynde, James, 1702-1771.
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