Bibliotheca Hookiana - Record details

Language and size:English Books in Octavo
Lot number:89
Page number:46
Author:Greaves, John
Title:Descript. of the Cyramads in Aegypt
Publication place:[London]
Publication date:1646
Price fetched:0.1.1 (?)
Provenance:Prior to Hooke: Smith, Richard (1590-1675).
Provenance references:Henderson & Poole, ‘Library of Lodwick’ (2009), p. 13.
Other notes:The correct title is Pyramidographia:, or, A description of the pyramids in Ægypt.
Hooke purchased this book for 5s 6d from the auction of Richard Smith in 1682, following the hammer copy of Bibliotheca Smithiana (London, 1682) (ESTC, citation no. R40617, available online via EEBO), where it is listed on page 201.
database ID:auct_BH_2193

 

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