THE HISTORY OF THE TWELVE CAESARS, First Emperors of Rome: namely, I. Julius Caesar. II. Augustus. III. Tiberius. IV. Caligula. V. Claudius. VI. Nero. VII. Galba. VIII. Otho. IX. Vitellius. X. Vespasian. XI. Titus., and XII. Domitian. Being an Account of the most remarkable Transactions, Revolutions, and Events, both in Peace and War, which happened during their Reigns. With a poem, and the Pictures of every Emperor. Collected from the most Authentick Historians, both Ancient and Modern. By Edward leigh, Esq.
Glasgow: Printed for the Booksellers, 1784. 148 pages. Illustrated with a wood-engraved frontispiece and twelve other wood-engraved portraits. Recent full sheep gilt. 126 x 83 mm. Frontis’ and title water-stained at foot of page; running title trimmed in places; some light browning; else a very good copy of a very popular little book first issued under the editorship of Edward Leigh in 1728. This edition, we strongly suspect, was intended for children.