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Polymetis: or, an Enquiry Concerning the Agreement between the Works of the Roman Poets, and the Remains of the Antient Artists.

London: R. Dodsley, 1747


Thomas Gaffield, by whom given to MFA Library, 1895; transferred to Print Dept., 1904.

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Gaffield


Place of Publication

London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 485-86; ESTC 133753


Overall: 41.8 x 27.5 x 5.2 cm (16 7/16 x 10 13/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 42 full-page engravings and numerous engraved vignettes


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books