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The Private Life of the Romans by  M D\'Arnay - First edition - 1761 - from Bird's Books (SKU: 697)

The Private Life of the Romans

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The Private Life of the Romans

by D\'Arnay, M

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Edinburgh: Donaldson, Edinburgh, 1761. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Edinburgh: Donaldson, Edinburgh, 1761. First edition. Good. First edition translated from the French by D'Arnay. Approx. 6.75 by 4.25'', v + 378pp. Full leather with gilt titles on spine. This has been rebacked at some point in the past. Shelf wear to corners & spine. Top & base of spine particularly worn, with top of spine missing. The binding is solid & the inner book is in very good condition. There is a professional repair to the title page (picture to follow). Ex reference library with pictorial bookplate on front & rear pastedown, single stamp on rear endpaper. No other obvious library markings. A scarce first edition.



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Bookseller
Bird's Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
697
Title
The Private Life of the Romans
Author
D\'Arnay, M
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Donaldson, Edinburgh
Place of Publication
Edinburgh
Date published
1761
Keywords
ROMAN, ANCIENT ROME, ROMAN CUSTOMS
Bookseller catalogs
Historical & Antiquity;

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title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
gilt
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bookplate
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rebacked
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First Edition
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