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Anecdotes, &c. antient and modern

James Pettit Andrews

Anecdotes, &c. antient and modern

with observations

by James Pettit Andrews

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Published by Printed for John Stockdale ... in London .
Written in English

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  • Anecdotes

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    Other titlesAnecdotes, et cetera antient and modern, Anecdotes, etc. antient and modern
    Statementby James Pettit Andrews, F.A.S.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 470, [2] p., [1] leaf of plates ([2] p. at end advertisements) :
    Number of Pages470
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14861590M

    A Parallel of the Antient Architecture with the Modern: In a Collection of Ten Principal Authors Who Have Written Upon the Five Orders, Viz. Palladio and Scamozzi, Serlio and Vignola, D. Barbaro and Cataneo, L. B. Alberti and Viola, Bullant and de. Being a large collection of the most elegant and useful designs of houshold furniture in the Gothic, Chinese and Modern Taste: Including a great variety of book-cases for libraries or private rooms,, commodes, library and writing-tables, buroes, breakfast-tables, dressing and china-tables, china-cases, hanging-shelves, tea-chests, trays, fire.

      This book won the Lord Aberdare Literary Prize for Sports History () This book focuses on the literary contribution made by the pugilistic writing of Pierce Egan (c. ), identifying the elements that rendered Egan’s style distinctive and examining the ways his writing invigorated the sporting narrative. The publication of this Volume is strictly conformable to the testamentary intentions of the Author, who consigned the MSS. for that express purpose to the present Editor.. Mr. Pegge had, in his life-time, published Three Portions of "Curialia, or an Account of some Members of the Royal Houshold;" and had, with great industry and laborious research, collected materials for several other.

    The children of ancient Rome spent their free time playing with toys and indulging in various games. Some of the most common pastimes for Roman children were flying kites, playing with balls, and rolling hoops made from pieces of metal so that they chimed like bells when rolled. Boys also played war games with wooden swords and shields.   ‘Anecdotes, antient and modern,’ , with ‘Addenda’ in —an amusing collection of gossip from old books. ‘History of Great Britain from death of Henry VIII to accession of James VI of Scotland,’ published in in one volume, second edition in two vols. in .


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