Thomas Astle Esq.r F.R.S. &c.Trust. Brit. Mus. & Keeper of the Records in the Tower.
Pub. by J. Sewell Cornhill Nov 1. 1802.
Stipple, printed in dark blue, European magazine. 165 x 115mm, 6½ x 4½.
Thomas Astle (1735-1803), antiquary and palaeographer. He indexed the catalogue of the Harleian manuscripts, published in 1759. His main work was 'The Origin and Progress of Writing, as well Hieroglyphic as Elementary, illustrated by engravings taken from marbles, manuscripts, and charters, ancient and modern', 1784.
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