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The Athenian oracle : being an entire collection of all the valuable questions and answers in the old Athenian mercuries : intermix'd with many cases in divinity, history, philosophy, mathematics, love, poetry, never before publish'd : to which is added, an alphabetical table for the speedy finding of any questions / by a member of the Athenian society.

Author/Creator:
Dunton, John, 1659-1733.
Publication:
London : Printed, for Andrew Bell ..., 1704-1706.
Format/Description:
Book
3 v. ; 20 cm. (8vo)
Edition:
The second edition more correct.
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Subjects:
Religion -- Early works to 1800.
Natural theology -- Early works to 1800.
Philosophy -- Early works to 1800.
Science -- Early works to 1800.
Ethics -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
"Member of the Athenian Society" = John Dunton.
Dedication signed: S. W.
The "Athenian oracle" was in part a reprint, in part a continuation of "The Athenian gazette" (March 17, 1691-June 14, 1697), edited by John Dunton and others.
Vol. 2 bears the edition statement: The second edition corrected.
Vol. 3 bears the edition statement: The second edition, and is dated 1706.
Title page within woodcut borders.
Printed in double columns.
Local notes:
This title is part of The Library and Reading of Jonathan Swift: a Partial Replication, a collection given to the University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 2005 in memory of Susan Homans Elias and in honor of the late Heinz J. Vienken.
Library's copy has vol. 3 only.
Penn Chronology:
1704-1706
Cited in:
ESTC T64233
Contributor:
Sault, Richard, -1702.
Wesley, Samuel, 1662-1735.
Bell, Andrew, bookseller.
Athenian Society (London, England)
Swift's Library and Reading Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
77558999