Nenia Britannica; or, A sepulchral history of Great Britain [electronic resource] : From the earliest period to its general conversion to Christianity. Including a complete series of the British, Roman, and Saxon sepulchral rites and ceremonies, with the contents of several hundred burial places, opened under a careful inspection of the author. The barrows containing urns, swords, spear-heads, daggers, knives, battle-axes, shields, and armill:̆-decorations of women; consisting of gems, pensile ornaments, bracelets, beads, gold and silver buckles, broaches ornamented with precious stones; several magical instruments; some very scarce and unpublished coins; and a variety of other curious relics deposited with the dead. Tending to illustrate the early part of and to fix on a more unquestionable criterion for the study of antiquity: to which are added, observations on the Celtic, British, Roman, and Danish Barrows, discovered in Britain. By the Rev. James Douglas, F.A.S. chaplain in Ordinary to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales
- Douglas, James, 1753-1819
- London : Printed by John Nichols; for Benjamin and John White, M.DCC.XCIII. 
- Physical Description:
- vi, 197, 3 unnumbered pages, XXXVI plates : illustrations ; 2⁰.
- In this issue, the titlepage with the imprint "printed by John Nichols; for George Nichol" is absent; the ornament on p.  depicts a draped urn; and the plates are preceded by an additional titlepage bearing a vignette 'Cicero discovering the tomb of Archimedes'.
Reproduction of original from National Library of Wales.
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- Citation/References Note:
- English Short Title Catalog, T208797.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
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