A NEW PANTHEON: or, Fabulous History of the Heathen Gods, Heroes, Goddesses, &c. Explain'd in a Manner intirely New, and Render'd much more useful than any hitherto publish'd on this Subject. Adorn'd with Figures depicted from Ancient Paintings, Medals, and Gems, for the Use of those who would Understand History... To which is added, A Discourse on the Theology of the Ancients, wherein the Manner of Their Worship, and the Rise and Progress of Idolatry are considered, ...

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London: Printed for J. Newbery, at the Bible and Sun opposite the North Door in St. Paul's Church-yard; and B. Collins, Bookseller, on the New Canal in Salisbury, 1753. FIRST EDITION. With an appendix containing some account of their various superstitious observances by astrology, prodigies, auguries, auspices, oracles, &c. in which the origin of each are pointed out. As also a short historical account of the rise of altars, sacred groves, priests, and temples. By a gentleman of Cambridge. Rebound in paper boards with title label (hand made paper); A FINE COPY. Engraved frontispiece with fifteen additional copperplate engravings. [viii], 318 pages + index of 16 pages. Octavo. (Item ID: 14763)


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