Title: Rudiments of ancient history, sacred and prophane. Containing The most material Transactions which have been recorded for the first Four Thousand Years, from the Creation of the World, to the Birth of Christ. By way of question and answer. Design'd for the use of schools. And, Tho' calculated chiefly for the Instruction of young Gentlemen and Ladies, yet may be very useful for all such Persons as have not Abilities to purchase or consult the Originals. Collected and Digested From the best Authors extant, and reduc'd into a small Compass, in a familiar Style, suitable to the meanest Capacities. By Edward Button, Gent. Of Kilncote, Leicestershire. Neglect nothing, my Son, to make the History of the Ancients familiar to you. Basilius the Emperor, to his Son and Successor, Leo the Philosopher.
Publisher: printed for Cæsar Ward and Richard Chandler, at the Ship, without Temple-Bar, and at their shops in York and Scarborough; and George Anderson, at Gay's-Head, between the Two Temple-Gates, Fleet-Street