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The Resource Mythology made easy, or, A new history of the heathen gods and goddesses, demi-gods, and other fabulous deities of the ancients : affording a moral and comprehensive detail of the different imaginary attributes, and idolotrous ceremonies of the pagan world : designed to facilitate the study of history, poetry, painting, statuary, &c. : divested of those undesirable circumstances which have rendered this necessary branch of history so improper for the perusal of young people : the whole reconciled to Scripture

Mythology made easy, or, A new history of the heathen gods and goddesses, demi-gods, and other fabulous deities of the ancients : affording a moral and comprehensive detail of the different imaginary attributes, and idolotrous ceremonies of the pagan world : designed to facilitate the study of history, poetry, painting, statuary, &c. : divested of those undesirable circumstances which have rendered this necessary branch of history so improper for the perusal of young people : the whole reconciled to Scripture

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Mythology made easy, or, A new history of the heathen gods and goddesses, demi-gods, and other fabulous deities of the ancients : affording a moral and comprehensive detail of the different imaginary attributes, and idolotrous ceremonies of the pagan world : designed to facilitate the study of history, poetry, painting, statuary, &c. : divested of those undesirable circumstances which have rendered this necessary branch of history so improper for the perusal of young people : the whole reconciled to Scripture
Title
Mythology made easy, or, A new history of the heathen gods and goddesses, demi-gods, and other fabulous deities of the ancients
Title remainder
affording a moral and comprehensive detail of the different imaginary attributes, and idolotrous ceremonies of the pagan world : designed to facilitate the study of history, poetry, painting, statuary, &c. : divested of those undesirable circumstances which have rendered this necessary branch of history so improper for the perusal of young people : the whole reconciled to Scripture
Title variation
  • Heathen mythology
  • New history of the heathen gods and goddesses, demi-gods, and other fabulous deities of the ancients
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CLU
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Historical pocket library, or, Biographical vade-mecum
Series volume
1
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Mythology made easy, or, A new history of the heathen gods and goddesses, demi-gods, and other fabulous deities of the ancients : affording a moral and comprehensive detail of the different imaginary attributes, and idolotrous ceremonies of the pagan world : designed to facilitate the study of history, poetry, painting, statuary, &c. : divested of those undesirable circumstances which have rendered this necessary branch of history so improper for the perusal of young people : the whole reconciled to Scripture
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Series t.p. on leaf [1]
  • Leaf preceding p. iii a blank
  • Errors in paging: [1] p. following p. xvi misnumbered xvi; p. 80 misnumbered 8
  • "Address to the public", describing six volumes in series, signed from no. 33, Ludgate-Street: George Riley
  • Includes index: p. [vii]-x
  • Advertisement for "Riley, Stationer": [6] p. following p. 170
  • Engraved frontispiece published by G. Riley, Ludgate Street and dated: July 18, 1789
  • Woodcut emblems
  • UCLA copy has stubs, with no break in pagination: between p. 62-63; between p. 74-75, (stub should be leaf *F7); between p. 110-111, with fragment of letterpress text along tear; and between p. 116-117.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
[2] leaves, [2], *14, 170, [6], 171-181 p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
  • Brown sheep over boards; dentelles.
  • Gathering N misbound; leaves N3 and N5 follow N1.
  • Inscription in ink at head of t.p.: June Hall.
  • Ex libris Marcia B. Crary; her bookplate.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32355346
  • ucoclc32355346
Label
Mythology made easy, or, A new history of the heathen gods and goddesses, demi-gods, and other fabulous deities of the ancients : affording a moral and comprehensive detail of the different imaginary attributes, and idolotrous ceremonies of the pagan world : designed to facilitate the study of history, poetry, painting, statuary, &c. : divested of those undesirable circumstances which have rendered this necessary branch of history so improper for the perusal of young people : the whole reconciled to Scripture
Publication
Note
  • Series t.p. on leaf [1]
  • Leaf preceding p. iii a blank
  • Errors in paging: [1] p. following p. xvi misnumbered xvi; p. 80 misnumbered 8
  • "Address to the public", describing six volumes in series, signed from no. 33, Ludgate-Street: George Riley
  • Includes index: p. [vii]-x
  • Advertisement for "Riley, Stationer": [6] p. following p. 170
  • Engraved frontispiece published by G. Riley, Ludgate Street and dated: July 18, 1789
  • Woodcut emblems
  • UCLA copy has stubs, with no break in pagination: between p. 62-63; between p. 74-75, (stub should be leaf *F7); between p. 110-111, with fragment of letterpress text along tear; and between p. 116-117.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
[2] leaves, [2], *14, 170, [6], 171-181 p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
  • Brown sheep over boards; dentelles.
  • Gathering N misbound; leaves N3 and N5 follow N1.
  • Inscription in ink at head of t.p.: June Hall.
  • Ex libris Marcia B. Crary; her bookplate.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32355346
  • ucoclc32355346

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