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SALMON, J., antiquary (fl. 1800)
An historical description of ancient and modern Rome; also of the works of art, particularly in architecture, sculpture, and painting. To which are added, a tour through the cities and towns in the environs of that metropolis, and an account of the antiquities found at Gabia. Carefully collated with the best authorities, by J. Salmon, antiquary, late of Rome. In two volumes. Embellished with beautiful engravings from original drawings. ...
London: printed for the author by S. Gosnell: and sold by J. Taylor; Messrs. Rivington; J. Robson; and J. White, 1800.
2 vols ; 21.3 cm. (8º)
I: vii, [1], 296, [8] p., engr. frontis., [13] pl.
II: [4], 348, [12] p., fold. engr. map, [11] pl.

First published as a Description of the works of art of ancient and modern Rome, 1798--1800. The final leaf in vol. II contains errata, Gosnell's imprint, and an announcement by J. Taylor of the arrival in England of Domenico Pronti's 'Nuova Raccolta Di 100 Vedutine ... di Roma ...'. ESTC t117152.

Copy Notes Both volumes inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper John Soane/ 1804/ 5s: 6d binding.

Binding C19th tree calf, gilt roll-tooled spine, black morocco spine-labels. Bound by J. Wingrave who was paid 5s. 6d. on 23 April 1805. (Spiers Box. Misc. Booksellers).

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