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Britannia Romana

Britannia Romana

SKU: 2383

Author: Horsely, John

Title: Britannia Romana : Or the Roman Antiquities of Britain: in Three Books. The I. Contains the History of all the Roman Transactions in Britain, ... II. Contains a Compleat Collection of the Roman Inscriptions and Sculptures ... III. Contains the RomanGeography of Britain ... To which are added, a Chronological Table, and Indexes to the Inscriptions and Sculptures after the Manner of Gruter and Reinesius.



Folio, Full calf: 8 unnuumbered pages, xxxii, 355 p, 1 unnumbered page 353-520 pages, 40 unnumbered pages, 120 unnumbered leaves of plates (5 double) : maps, charts, plans ; 36 cm ; folio. With a half-title. Front & back panels have a gilt motif around the edge. Scuffs and marking to the boards, corners bumped. The spine has been rebound. Six raised bands with gilt decoration, six panels are decorated with gilt designs. The 2nd panel is in red calf with title in gilt. Some very light spotting. Endpapers spotted & edges are browned. Extensive footnotes. The last twenty leaves contain a table and indices. Includes index.


  • Publisher:

    Publisher: London: Printed for John Osborn and Thomas Longman, at the ship in Pater-noster Row, 1732. First edition.

  • Note:

    From Copac "Shows churches, seats, small villages, forts and castles (by symbol), military ways, rivers and tributaries, the course of the Roman Wall and part of the Antonine Wall."

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