A series of dissertations on some elegant and very valuable Anglo-Saxon remains. I. A gold coin … II. A silver coin … IV. A jewel in the Bodleyan Library. V. Second thoughts on Ld. Pembroke's coin … with a preface, wherein the question, whether the Saxons coined any gold or not, is candidly debated with Mr. North. Samuel Pegge.
A series of dissertations on some elegant and very valuable Anglo-Saxon remains. I. A gold coin … II. A silver coin … IV. A jewel in the Bodleyan Library. V. Second thoughts on Ld. Pembroke's coin … with a preface, wherein the question, whether the Saxons coined any gold or not, is candidly debated with Mr. North

A series of dissertations on some elegant and very valuable Anglo-Saxon remains. I. A gold coin … II. A silver coin … IV. A jewel in the Bodleyan Library. V. Second thoughts on Ld. Pembroke's coin … with a preface, wherein the question, whether the Saxons coined any gold or not, is candidly debated with Mr. North

London: J. Whiston and B. White, 1756. First edition, 4to, pp. [2], xi, [1], [13]-42; engraved frontispiece; bound with: Pettingal, John. A dissertation upon the tascia, or legend on the British coins of Cunobelin and others. London, 1763, pp. [2], 9; engraved plate; bound with: [Webb, Philip Carteret.] A short account of some particulars concerning Domes-Day Book, with a view to promote its being published. By a member of the Society of Antiquaries… London, 1756, pp. [2], 21; bound with: [Webb, P.C.] A short account of Danegeld: with some further particulars relating to Will. the Conqueror's survey… London, 1756, pp. [2], 38 (leaf F1 missigned and out of order); bound with: Pettingal, John. The Latin inscription on the copper table discovered in the year 1732, near Heraclea, in the Bay of Tarentum, in Magna Graecia… London, 1760, pp. 9; folding engraved frontispiece; bound with: Webb, P.C. An account of a copper table containing two inscriptions, in the Greek and Latin tongues… London, 1760, pp. 10; 3 engraved plates (1 folding, 1 double-p., one a repeat of that in the previous); bound with: Reponse de Monsieur Needham de la Société Royale des Sciences … aux deux lettres de Monsieur Bartoli, antiquaire de S. M. le Roi de Sardaigne [drop title], Turin: de l'Imprimerie Royale, 1762, pp. [2], 18; 2 tables and 1 folding engraved plate; all in a speckled calf binding, neatly rebacked. With the exception of the first and last, all ordered to be printed by the Society of Antiquaries of London. Webb's Short Account of …the Domes-Day Book is of some interest as he took a leading role in getting the manuscript published, even though it wasn't until 1783 that the edition finally appeared. Item #24580

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