Record number 03/2937
TitleTables Of Ancient Coins, Weights and Measures, Explain'd and Exemplify'd In Several Dissertations.
ImprintLondon:: Printed for J. Tonson in the Strand., MDCCXXVII.
Physical Description[12], 327, [1] p., 18 pl. (1 fold.); 281 mm. (Quarto).
Physical Description NotePage 327 carries an errata-slip pasted in.
Content Format Note[T.p., dedic.] - Preface - Contents - [Text] - Errata - [Plates].
Summary NoteThe 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 NoteESTC 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).
SubjectCoins - 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
ReproductionsMicrofilm versions were published in 1997 (London: British Library) (Neg. PB.Mic.40262), and 1974 (New Haven, CT: Research Publications).
ReferencesESTC T96634
Binding Note18th-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'.
ProvenanceAcquired 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
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