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Author Gautruche, Pierre, 1602-1681.
Title The poetical histories : being a compleat collection of all the stories necessary for a perfect understanding of the Greek and Latine poets, and other ancient authors / written originally in French by P. Galtruchius ; now Englished ... unto which are added two treatises: one, of the curiosities of old Rome ... the other, containing the most remarkable hieroglyphicks of Aegypt.
Publication Info. London : Printed by W.G., and are to be sold by M. Pitt, 1674.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Winthrop  Win 110    IN LIBRARY
Edition The third edition corrected and amended / by Marius D'Assigny, B.D.
Description [16], 111, [3] p., p. 131-453, [19] p. ; 17 cm. (8vo)
Note W.G. = W. Godbid. Cf. ESTC.
Signatures: A-2G⁸ 2H⁴.
Translation of: Histoire poétique pour l'intelligence des poètes.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents bk. 1. The history of the heathen gods -- bk. 2. The history of the heathen demi-gods -- bk. 3. The honours paid to the heathen gods -- bk. 4. A treatise of Roman curiosities -- bk. 5. The hieroglyphicks of the Egyptians.
Indexed In: Wing G386
Local Note Library copy with ̀̀̀"È libris Josephi Browne 1676" and other markings in iron gall on front free endleaf. No. 28 in ink on front pastedown; 134 in recd crayon on front free endpaper.
Library copy with "Lege, intellige, Vive. JB. Bost" in iron gall on t.p.
Subject Mythology, Classical.
Classical literature -- Appreciation.
Rome -- Antiquities.
Egyptian language -- Writing, Hieroglyphic.
Genre or Form Booksellers' advertisements -- England -- 17th century.
Added Author D'Assigny, Marius, 1643-1717, editor.
Godbid, William, printer.
Browne, Joseph, former owner.
Pitt, Moses, active 1654-1696, bookseller.
Winthrop Collection (New York Society Library).
Added Title Histoire poétique pour l'intelligence des poètes. English