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ANTICHI MONUMENTI ...
[Antichi monumenti nuovamente scoperti in Brescia illustrati e delineati con tavole in rame. Prospectus.]
Antichi monumenti scoperti in Brescia
Brescia per Nicolò Bettoni, 1828.
[10] p. ; 21.3 cm. (8°)

A prospectus with a subscription form. The book was promised for publication in 1829 but no evidence of publication has been traced. Pasted in on the front free-endpaper of G. Prandi, Notizie storiche spettanti la vita e le opere di Lorenzo Leonbruno, 1825 (q.v.).

Copy Notes Copy 1: This copy was evidently sent to Soane by his friend Maria Cosway on 4 May 1831 (Priv. Corr. III.C.4.36) with a request for him to procure subscribers. With an AL from Maria Cosway pasted onto the title-leaf, dated Lodi, 22 December 1831, congratulating Soane on the news of his knighthood transmitted by a Mr Cette and lamenting a weakness in my sight. A postscript announces her intention to give an account of a Collection which is to be sold.
Copy 2: Pasted in with the first copy. Inscribed on title-page John Soane esqre: R.A.

Binding Copy 1: C19th white paper boards.
Copy 2: pasted in with copy 1.

Reference Number 1616


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