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RAYMOND, John (fl. 1648)
An itinerary contayning a voyage, made through Italy, in the yeare 1646, and 1647. Illustrated with divers figures of antiquities. ... By Jo: Raymond, gent.
London: printed for Humphrey Moseley, and are to be sold at his shop,
1648.
[44], 284, [2] p., add. engr. t.-pl. ; 13.8 cm. (12º)

One of the first comprehensive English guide books to Italy. With a dedication to Prince Charles, later Charles II, a letter to the author from J. Berkenhead, and a laudatory poem by J. N. The additional engraved title (and running head) reads 'Il Mercurio Italico'. With final leaf bearing errata and imprimatur dated 28 June 1648. ESTC r33233; Thomason, E.1128[1]

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper Nathaniel Deane (?)/ October 22 1650 and Joseph Lewisham/ London.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt-tooled spine, red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 3122


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