A new system, or, An analysis of ancient mythology : wherein an attempt is made to divest tradition of fable and to reduce the truth to its original purity : in this work is given an history of the Babylonians, Chaldeans, Egyptians, Canaanites, ...etc

By: Jacob Bryant; James Basire; William Blake

Price: $550.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair


3 volumes,folio,1775-1776, full leather (old calf) red leather spine labels, 5 raised bands, pp.,xx,516;[2]. vi, 535; [3,viii, 601: Vos. 1 & 2 are 2nd edition, Vol. 3 is 1 st., Vol. 2 has 10 plates, (one tailpiece) Vol. 2 has 18 plates, (missing plate, plate xvii, Labara Sacra Lunato), Vol. 3, 3 maps, (2 folding) 1 tailpiece. CONDITION; bindings are worn with bumped, worn corners, and spine ends, boards are down to threads but all holding, internally clean, tissue guards on all plates missing with offseting before and after the plates.Plates, figures, and tail-pieces engraved by James Basire., "There is a good possibility that Blake worked on the plates" (Essick)., "It is highly likely that Blake had some hand in at least a few of Basire's engravings" (Bentley).,

Title: A new system, or, An analysis of ancient mythology : wherein an attempt is made to divest tradition of fable and to reduce the truth to its original purity : in this work is given an history of the Babylonians, Chaldeans, Egyptians, Canaanites, ...etc

Author Name: Jacob Bryant; James Basire; William Blake

Categories: Mythology, Rare Books,

Publisher: London, Printed for T. Payne ... P. Elmsly ... B. White ... and J. Walter:

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fair

Type: Mythology

Size: 4 to., (30cm)

kg: 1.00 kg

Seller ID: 112557978

Keywords: Mythology -- Early works to 1800.,History, Ancient -- Early works to 1800.,Iran -- Antiquities.Antiquities.Mythology.