Dr. Goldsmith's Roman history, abridged by himself, for the use of schools.
|Main Creator:||Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774.|
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London : printed for Leigh and Sotheby; Scatcherd and Whitaker, Wilkie, Richardson, Murray, Rivington, and Lee, 1796.
|Edition:||A new edition, corrected. With copper plates.|
Goldsmith was commissioned to write a simplified Roman History for a popular audience following the success of his anonymously-published History of England in a series of letters. It was further reduced and abridged for the schools market and in that form saw numerous editions throughout the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Physical description: xii, 300p. : plates ; 18 cm.
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