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EATON, Charlotte Anne (1788--1859)
Rome, in the nineteenth century; containing a complete account of the ruins of the ancient city, the remains of the middle ages, and the monuments of modern times. ... In a series of letters written during a residence at Rome, in the years 1817 and 1818. In three volumes. ... Third edition.
London: printed for Archibald Constable and Co. Edinburgh; and Hurst, Robinson, and Co. London, 1823.
3 vols ; 18.2 cm. (8º)
I: xxviii, 389, [1] p., [2] fold. pl. : [1] wdcut illus.
II: x, [2], 460 p., [3] pl. (1 fold.)
III: x, [2], 450 p. : [2] wdcut illus.


First published in 1820. Printed by J. Moyes. Initial blank leaf in vols I--III included in collation.

Copy Notes Volume I inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper John Soane, Esq./ With Mr. Moyes's most/ respectful Compliments/ November 2, 1823. With an inserted letter of condolence on the death of Soane's son, John junior from the printer, James Moyes (d. 1838) of 47 Doughty Street, dated 2 November 1823. See A. T. Bolton, The Portrait of Sir John Soane (London 1927), p. 366 where the letter is reprinted. Moyes was also one of the booksellers from whom Soane bought for his library, and the printer of several of Soane's own works.

Binding C19th half calf, blind floral roll-tool borders, marbled-paper boards, blind thick-thin ruled and gilt-dotted spines direct-lettered in gilt 'London 1823', blue morocco spine-labels.

Reference Number 2173


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