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001 $ 05/4125
003 $ UK-LoRAA
005 $ 20190829161946.8
035 # # $z 15256
041 0 # $a eng
044 # # $a uk
100 1 # $a Moule, Thomas
245 1 3 $a An Essay On The Roman Villas Of The Augustan Age, Their Architectural Disposition And Enrichments; And On The Remains Of Roman Domestic Edifices Discovered In Great Britain. By Thomas Moule.
260 # # $a London: $b Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, And Longman, Paternoster-Row. $c 1833.
300 # # $a viii, 179, [1] p., frontis., [1] pl.: $b illus.; $c 222 mm. (Octavo.)
505 0 # $a [Frontis., t.p., dedic.] - Preface - [Text]; [colophon].
508 # # $a The frontispiece is signed as drawn by T. Willement and engraved by E. Challis; the Preface states that it is drawn from 'Pittura d'Ercolano'. The plate is signed as drawn by 'S.B.M.' and engraved by 'E.C.' ; the Preface states that it is copied from an edition of Vitruvius published at Venice in 1511 [i.e. Giocondo's edition]. The two in-text illustrations are unsigned (the first is annotated as derived from Gell's 'Pompeiana', 2nd. series [1830-2]).

The printer is named on the title-page verso and in the colophon: 'Printed By Richard Taylor, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street.'

The work is dedicated by the author 'To Michael Jones, Esq., Fellow Of The Society Of Antiquaries'.
510 0 # $a RIBA, Early printed, 3 (1999), no. 2212, p.1193.
520 2 # $a The author does not limit himself strictly to the reign of Augustus (31 B.C. - 14 A.D.), but in his Preface acknowledges his indebtedness to Vitruvius, books on Pompeii and a book on the palace of Scaurus [i.e. Mazois's 'Le Palais du Scaurus' (1819)].

The frontispiece shows 'Roman Furniture &c.'; the plate, 'Plan of a Roman House according to Vitruvius'. The first in-text illustration shows a 'Natatio, or Swimming Bath, discovered at Pompeii'; the second, a lyre. The colophon includes printer Richard Taylor's device (a lamp with his initials, 'RT', and motto, 'Alere Flammam').
561 # # $a The front loose endpaper is inscribed in ink, 'Thomas Willement Davington Priory 1846.'
563 # # $a 19th-century brown cloth-covered boards, upper and lower covers having blind-stamped strapwork decoration; spine lettered 'Moule's Roman Villas' and 'R.A.'
653 # # $a Architecture, Roman - Villas, Roman - Country houses - Houses - Italy - Rome - Pompeii (extinct city) - Great Britain - History - 1st century
655 # 0 $a Art history - Essays - Great Britain - 19th century
700 1 # $a Willement $e draughtsman $e previous owner
700 1 # $a Challis $e engraver
700 1 # $a Taylor $e printer
700 1 # $a Jones $e dedicatee
710 2 # $a Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman $e publisher