1774 SIGNED 1ed John Ives on Gariannonum Ancient ROME Wars Britain Saxony MAPS

IVES, John

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John Ives was an 18th-century English historian known for his studies in classical antiquity. One of his best works was his study of Gariannonum, the Roman city in Britain along the Saxon Shore. Also called Gariannonor, this city became the site of wars and heavily guarded by fortifications. Ives’ history contains impressive folding illustrations including maps and antiquity finds. An important history of a relatively unknown Roman establishment in Britain.

 

This particular issue was a presentation signed with notes on John Ives by a personal friend John Bowle. It even includes a note by Ives himself about Bowle’s death.

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1774 SIGNED 1ed John Ives on Gariannonum Ancient ROME Wars Britain Saxony MAPS

 

John Ives was an 18th-century English historian known for his studies in classical antiquity. One of his best works was his study of Gariannonum, the Roman city in Britain along the Saxon Shore. Also called Gariannonor, this city became the site of wars and heavily guarded by fortifications. Ives’ history contains impressive folding illustrations including maps and antiquity finds. An important history of a relatively unknown Roman establishment in Britain.

 

This particular issue was a presentation signed with notes on John Ives by a personal friend John Bowle. It even includes a note by Ives himself about Bowle’s death.

 

Item number: #21471

Price: $950

 

IVES, John

 

Remarks upon the Garianonum of the Romans

 

London : Printed for S. Hooper, 1774. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [8], 54
  • Provenance:
    • Handwritten – Author’s Inscription
      • Inscribed to John Bowle
    • Handwritten – Revd. John Bowle
      • John Bowle (1725–1788) was an English clergyman and scholar, known today primarily for his ground-breaking, annotated edition of the early 1600s Miguel de Cervantes novel Don Quixote.
    • Handwritten – Isaac Reed, 1789
      • Possibly Isaac Reed (1742–1807), an English Shakespearean editor.
    • Bookplate – Harry Lawrence Bradfer-Lawrence
      • Henry Lawrence Bradfer-Lawrence (1887-1965) was an English antiquary and manuscript collector. Motto: QUE PENSEZ
    • Handwritten – Charlotte Goodman, 1816
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~7in X 4.5in (18cm x 11.5cm)
  • Very rare and desirable with extraordinary provenance!

 

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21471

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Military & War

Authors

IVES, John

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete