A catechism of classical biography; or, the lives of illustrious poets, historians, orators, &c. of antiquity ... A new edition, enlarged and improved. George Roberts.

A catechism of classical biography; or, the lives of illustrious poets, historians, orators, &c. of antiquity ... A new edition, enlarged and improved

London: printed for G. and W. B. Whittaker, 1824. 24mo, pp. 72; enrgaved frontispiece and title page; printed paper wrappers with manuscript paper label on spine; wrappers lightly soiled with some wear to spine, plates foxed, very good. Early ownership signature of Evelyn Pitcher. Issued in Pinnock's Catechisms series, ads for which on pastedowns and back cover. The book appeared under three separate imprints in 1824, of which this appears to the the rarest - only Columbia in OCLC. In this edition the title varies considerably: the printed title reads as above; the engraved title reads "lives of illustrious characters of antiquity; and the wrapper title reads, "lives of eminent men, of all ages and countries." Item #51077

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