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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 Not Evaluated
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.
English short title catalogue, 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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