Roman Antiquities: or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans; Respecting Their Government, Magistracy, Laws, Judicial Proceedings, Religion, Games, Military and Naval Affairs, Dress, Exercise, Baths, Marriages, Divorces, Funerals, Weights and Measures, Coins, Method of Writing, Houses, Gardens, Agriculture, Carriages, Public Buildings, &c. &c., Designed Chiefly to Illustrate the Latin Classics, by Explaining Words and Phrases, from the Rites and Customs to which they Refer. Revised, Corrected, and Illustrated with Notes and Additions
New York: William A. Mercein, 1819. Revised Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #2323609
1819 revised edition. Leather edges rubbed, ink names on front endpapers, pages foxed.
vii, 565 pp. 8vo. Full calf, red morocco spine label, gilt titles & double rule. A study of the various aspects (political, administrative, social, etc.) of classical Rome. Alexander Adam was a Scottish teacher, among whose students was the famous author Sir Walter Scott.