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|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,  p., frontis.,  pl.: $b illus.; $c 222 mm. (Octavo.)|
|505||0||#||$a [Frontis., t.p., dedic.] - Preface - [Text]; [colophon].|
$a The frontispiece is signed as drawn by T. Willement and engraved by E. Challis; the Preface states that it is drawn from 'Pittura d'Ercolano'. The plate is signed as drawn by 'S.B.M.' and engraved by 'E.C.' ; the Preface states that it is copied from an edition of Vitruvius published at Venice in 1511 [i.e. Giocondo's edition]. The two in-text illustrations are unsigned (the first is annotated as derived from Gell's 'Pompeiana', 2nd. series [1830-2]).
The printer is named on the title-page verso and in the colophon: 'Printed By Richard Taylor, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street.'
The work is dedicated by the author 'To Michael Jones, Esq., Fellow Of The Society Of Antiquaries'.
|510||0||#||$a RIBA, Early printed, 3 (1999), no. 2212, p.1193.|
$a The author does not limit himself strictly to the reign of Augustus (31 B.C. - 14 A.D.), but in his Preface acknowledges his indebtedness to Vitruvius, books on Pompeii and a book on the palace of Scaurus [i.e. Mazois's 'Le Palais du Scaurus' (1819)].
The frontispiece shows 'Roman Furniture &c.'; the plate, 'Plan of a Roman House according to Vitruvius'. The first in-text illustration shows a 'Natatio, or Swimming Bath, discovered at Pompeii'; the second, a lyre. The colophon includes printer Richard Taylor's device (a lamp with his initials, 'RT', and motto, 'Alere Flammam').
|561||#||#||$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|