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A new system of mythology, [electronic resource] : in two volumes; giving a full account of the idolatry of the pagan world, illustrated by analytical tables, and 50 elegant copperplate engravings, representing more than 200 subjects, in a third volume, particularly adapted to the capacity of junior students, / compiled, digested, and arranged, by Robert Mayo, M.D. author of A view of ancient geography, and history.

Author/Creator:
Mayo, Robert, 1784-1864.
Other Title:
Mayo's mythology.
Mythology of the pagan world.
Publication:
[Philadelphia] : Printed for the author, by T.S. Manning, N.W. corner of Sixth and Chesnut Streets, Philadelphia., 1815[-1819].
Series:
Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 35234.
Format/Description:
Book
4 v. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Mythology.
Idols and images -- Worship.
Religion.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
Volumes II and III have title: A new system of mythology, in three volumes ...
Spine title: Mayo's mythology.
Vol. II has imprint: Printed for Geo. Mayo & Co. by M'Carty & Davis, S.W. corner of Fifth and Cherry Streets. Philadelphia. 1816.
Vol. III has imprint: Philadelphia: Printed for the author. 1819.
Vol. IV has engraved title page: The mythology of the pagan world illustrated by 52 plates engraved by Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co. Philadelphia. Published by Geo: Mayo & Co: Printed by Cammeyer & Acock, 1819.
Volume numbers appear only on half-titles.
Vol. 1, viii, [3], x-xxi, [2], 4-66, [1], 70-374 p.; v. 2., xxvii, [2], 2-359, [1] p.; v. 3, xx, [1], 2-467, [1], 20 p., [1] folded leaf of plates; v. 4, iv, [1], 6-12 p., 52 leaves of plates, interleaved with blank pages.
"Recommendations"--v. 1, p. [ix].
"Subscribers"--v. 3, p. [345]-359.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 35234).
Contributor:
Tanner, Benjamin, 1775-1848, engraver.
Vallance, J. (John), 1770-1823, engraver.
Kearny, Francis, 1785-1837, engraver.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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