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KENNETT, Basil (1674--1715)
[Romae antiquae notitia. 1731]

Romæ antiquæ notitia: or, the antiquities of Rome. In two parts. I. A short history ... II. A description of the city: ... With copper cutts of the principal buildings, &c. To which are prefix'd two essays: concerning the Roman learning, and the Roman education. By Basil Kennett, ... The ninth edition.
London: printed for J. Knapton, R. Knaplock, D. Midwinter, J. Tonson, J. Osborn, B. Sprint, W. Innys, R. Robinson, and D. Browne, 1731.
[16], xxx, 375, [29] p., engr. frontis. port., [13] pl. (7 fold.) ; 19.9 cm. (8º)

Soane also owned the third and twelfth editions (1704, q.v. and 1744, q.v.). With a portrait of Kennett by Michael Vandergucht and a final leaf of advertisements for 'Books Printed for R. Knaplock'. ESTC t81583; Schudt 761.

Copy Notes A few marginal notes in ink, in different hands.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt double-rule borders and spine, green morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 2544


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