|Title||Tables Of Ancient Coins, Weights and Measures, Explain'd and Exemplify'd In Several Dissertations.|
|Imprint||London:: Printed for J. Tonson in the Strand., MDCCXXVII.|
|Physical Description||, 327,  p., 18 pl. (1 fold.); 281 mm. (Quarto).|
|Physical Description Note||Page 327 carries an errata-slip pasted in.|
|Content Format Note||[T.p., dedic.] - Preface - Contents - [Text] - Errata - [Plates].|
|Summary Note||The text consists of four dissertations: A Dissertation containing the Principles and Authorities upon which the Tables are founded; A Dissertation of Roman Money Affairs; A Dissertation concerning the Navigation of the Ancients; A Dissertation concerning the Doses of Medicines given by Ancient Physicians.|
The plates are engraved tables.
|Responsibility Note||ESTC states that the author was John Arbuthnot.|
The plates (engraved tables) are not signed.
The book is dedicated to the King (George I or George II), in a poem by Charles Arbuthnot (son of John Arbuthnot).
|Subject||Coins - Coins, Greek - Coins, Roman - Money - Weights and measures - Weights and measures, Greek - Weights and measures, Roman - Weights and measures, Jewish - Weights and measures, Arab - Prices - Navigation - Medicine - History|
Manuals - Tables - Great Britain - 18th century
Armorial bindings - Great Britain - 18th century
|Reproductions||Microfilm versions were published in 1997 (London: British Library) (Neg. PB.Mic.40262), and 1974 (New Haven, CT: Research Publications).|
|Binding Note||18th-century red morocco, upper and lower covers having gilt borders and royal arms of Britain and 'GR' gilt-stamped in centre; rebacked in 20th century, spine decorated in gilt in 18th-century manner, lettered 'Arbuthnot's Tables Of Ancient Coins' and '1727'.|
|Provenance||Acquired between 1769 and 1802. Recorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1802.|
|Contributors|| Arbuthnot, John, 1667 - 1735|
Arbuthnot, Charles, 1731
Tonson, Jacob, the elder, 1655 - 1736, publisher