NEWBERY, John.

A COMPENDIOUS HISTORY OF THE WORLD. From the Creation to ye Dissolution of the Roman Republic. Compiled for the use of Young Gentlemen & Ladies by their old friend Mr. Newbery. Embellished with variety of copper plates. 1763.
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Author NEWBERY, John.
Title A COMPENDIOUS HISTORY OF THE WORLD. From the Creation to ye Dissolution of the Roman Republic. Compiled for the use of Young Gentlemen & Ladies by their old friend Mr. Newbery. Embellished with variety of copper plates.
Published London. J. Newbery. 1763.
Stock Code 13889
Description In two volumes: volume one: engraved title, viii, 176 pages. Volume two: engraved title, 152 pages. Each volume illustrated with copperplate frontispiece and six other copperplate engravings. Original quarter green vellum over marbled boards with remains of paper labels to spines. Volume one 105 x 68 mm.. Volume two 104 x 65 mm. Corners worn; browning to top-edge of volume one; in volume two small area of paper loss to fore-edge of title and page [1]/2; else very good copies of a rare title. Roscoe J77(1), lists six copies only. Both volumes bear the inscription: 'The gift of S. Skelton to Master T Laycock, in remembrance of him.'