Institutionum Chronologicarum Libri Duo. Una cum totidem Arithmetices Chronologicae Libellis… Editio Tertia.

  • Beveridge, William
  • Londini [London]: Ex Officina Sam. Palmer. Impensis J. Knapton 1721
  • ESTC T120712.


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8vo, pp. [viii], 380, [4, tables]. Title-page printed in red and black, wood-engraved vignettes and headers throughout text. Contemporary calf, boards stamped in blind, spine divided by raised bands and gilt rules, tan morocco label lettered in gilt. Some small ink and pencil marks to margins, marginal tear to one leaf. Boards somewhat scratched and marked, extremities a little rubbed.


The third edition of this classic work on ancient calendars and time keeping systems, which details the characters and numerals used in ancient Arabic, Indian, Syrian, Greek, Hebrew, Samaritan, Roman, and Ethiopian languages. ESTC locates nearly a dozen copies in the British Isles, with ten more copies in Europe and North America.

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