The Roman Military Punishments
Place of Publication: London, England
Overall: 23.8 x 19 x 2.4 cm (9 3/8 x 7 1/2 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 14 etchings, plus many extra-illustrated proofs
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(London ) Quarto; 86 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco (blue cloth box).
Vignette illustrations of corporal and regulatory punishment in the military
Author's presentation to [L. West?], 1725; Michael Lort (1725-1790, inscribed "Michael Lort Trin: Coll: Cant: 96 1773"); his sale, Sotheby's, 1791; George Steevens (1736-1800; inscribed on preliminary leaf "George Steevens. Bought April 9th 1791 at Dr. Lort's Sale for £6.6.0. G.S. The only Large Paper Copy I ever saw."); George Baker (d. 1825); Edward Cheney; Louis W. Black, by whom given to MFA, November 9, 1954.
Gift of Louis W. Black