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DANET, Pierre (ca. 1650--1709)
[Dictionarium antiquitatum romanarum et graecarum. English]
A complete dictionary of the Greek and Roman antiquities; explaining the obscure places in classic authors, and ancient historians, relating to the religion, mythology, history, geography and chronology of the ancient Greeks and Romans; ... Compiled originally in French, ... by Monsieur Danet. Made English, with the addition of very useful mapps.
London: printed for John Nicolson; Tho. Newborough; and John Bullord: and sold by R. Parker; and B. Tooke, 1700.
[612] p., [3] fold. engr. maps ; 23.5 cm. (4°)

Translation of Dictionarium antiquitatum Romanarum et Graecarum, first published in Paris, 1698. The first two maps engraved by Herman Moll. The first leaf bears an endorsement on the verso; the final lead contains advertisements for the booksellers John Nicholson on the recto and Thomas Newborough on the verso. Wing D171; ESTC r14021.

Copy Notes Copy 1: Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper John Soane.

Binding Copy 1: C18th sprinkled calf, blind-tooled panels, blind double-rule borders and spine, red morocco spine-label.
Copy 2: C18th mottled calf, Cambridge-style blind-tooled panels, blind triple-rule borders and spine.

Reference Number 2031


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