Observations and Remarks in a Journey through Sicily and Calabria, in

HILL, Brian. Observations and Remarks in a Journey through Sicily and Calabria, in the Year 1791: With a Postscript, Containing Some Account of the Ceremonies of t…

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HILL, Brian. Observations and Remarks in a Journey through Sicily and Calabria, in the Year 1791: With a Postscript, Containing Some Account of the Ceremonies of the Last Holy Week at Rome, and of a Short Excursion to Tivoli. London, printed for John Stockdale, 1792.

8vo. Contemporary worn calf-backed marbled interim boards, entirely uncut; pp. xvi, [17]-306, [2, publisher's advertisements], folding engraved and outline-coloured map; apart form a marginal wormhole to the final two gatherings a clean and fresh copy; contemporary ownership inscription to both sides of front cover, Charles Benson's bookplate inside front cover.
First edition of an uncommon tour of the Mezzogiorno, privately printed, with freshly narrated observations on food, dwellings, transport and notes on the damage of recent earthquakes.

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