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ROADS OF ITALY
The roads of Italy, engraved on twenty six copper plates, from the manuscript drawings of a nobleman of distinction. ... Second edtion.
London: printed for Andrew Dury, 1777.
36 (i.e. 64) p., add. engr. t.-pl., [27] fold. pl. ; 18.7 cm. (8º)

Apparently based on Direzioni pe' viaggiatori in Italia, G.B. Sassi, Bologna, 1771, with maps in a similar style. See R.S. Pine-Coffin, Bibliography of British and American travel in Italy to 1860 (Firenze 1981), 774. Engraved title as above. Parallel letterpress titles: Le porte-feuille necessaire a tous les seigneurs qui font le tour d'Italie, ... = Il portafoglio necessario a tutti quelli che fanno il giro d'Italia, ... London: printed for A. Dury ... 1774. Parallel text in French and Italian. Pages 9 through 13 and 16 though 36 printed and numbered on verso only. ESTC t155266; Cox I, 143.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 1s. 6d. on 18 March 1815. (Spiers Box).

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, green morocco spine-label. Bound by Hood & McCullock for 4s. on 13 August 1827. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.6.14).

Reference Number 3177


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