The pantheon: or, Fabulous history of the heathen gods, goddesses, heroes, &c., : Explained in a manner entirely new Adorned with figures from ancient paintings, medals and gems With a dissertation on the theology and mythology of the heathens, from the writings of Moses; the ægyptian, Græcian, Roman, and Eastern historians, philosophers, poets, &c., / By Samuel Boyse With an appendix By William Cooke.
|Author:||Boyse, Samuel, 1708-1749.|
|Other Names:||Cooke, William, d. 1780.
Cross A., fl. 1809.
Smith, G. L.
Gwim, James, fl. 1720-1769.
B. W. & G., papermaker.
Tullabeg College, former owner;
Pollard Collection, former owner
|Edition:||The tenth edition. To which is now first added, a further illustration of the Dii Majores of the Romans|
|Published:||Dublin : printed for P. Wogan, and A. Cross, 1809.|
|Physical Description:||xii, 284,  p, 15 plates 19.2 cm. (12°. A-2C⁶)|
|Notes:||Edition: First printed: London, 1753.
Printing: Final leaf is blank.
Illustrations: Engravings by G.L. Smith after J. Gwim (signed in some editions but not this ed.). The plates are shorter than the leaves of text, suggesting that they were re-used from an earlier edition.
Paper: printed on a combination of laid and wove paper. Laid paper watermarked: Coat of arms / N. BROOK; wove paper watermarked: BW & G.
Osborne Coll., not recorded.
|Provenance:||With former owner's ink stamp of Tullabeg College (Co. Offaly) and handwritten shelf label. From the Pollard Collection of children's books.|
|Binding Information:||Bound in contemporary blue-grey paper boards with cream paper spine, now (2009) defective.|
|Subject:||Gods, Greek -- Early works to 1800.
Gods, Roman -- Early works to 1800.
Mythology, Classical -- Early works to 1800.
|Genre:||Juvenile literature -- Irish -- 18th century|
|Library:||Trinity College Library Dublin|
|Collection:||Pollard Collection - TCD|
|Location:||Early Printed Books Stacks (use call slip)|
|Shelfmark:||OLS POL 493|