Britannia Romana.

By John Horsley

Printed: 1974

Publisher: Frank Graham. Newcastle

Edition: Second edition

Dimensions 27 × 37 × 7 cm

Language: English

Size (cminches): 27 x 37 x 7

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Blue cloth binding with black title plate and gilt title on the spine.

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Condition: Fine. Second Edition. facsimile of the text of the 1733 original

The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press.
The eighteenth-century fascination with Greek and Roman antiquity followed the systematic excavation of the ruins at Pompeii and Herculaneum in southern Italy; and after 1750 a neoclassical style dominated all artistic fields. The titles here trace developments in mostly English language works on painting, sculpture, architecture, music, theatre, and other disciplines. Instructional works on musical instruments, catalogues of art objects, comic operas, and more are also included.


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