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BOYLE, John, 5th Earl of Cork and Orrery (1707--1762)
Letters from Italy, in the years 1754 and 1755, by the late Right Honourable John Earl of Corke and Orrery. Published from the originals, with explanatory notes, by John Duncombe, ... The second edition.
London: printed for B. White, 1774.
[2], xlvi, 268 p. : [1] illus., geneal. tables ; 18.0 cm. (8°)

First published posthumously in 1773. With a biographical preface by John Duncombe (1729--1786). The title-page has an engraved vignette illustrating a scene from the life of Cosimo de' Medici described in Letter XV, p. 184. See A. Wilton and I. Bignamini (eds.), Grand tour: the lure of Italy in the eighteenth century, exh. cat. Tate Gallery (London 1996), cat. no. 85. ESTC t80471.

Copy Notes Second front free-endpaper inscribed in pencil 3s:6d.

Binding C18th mottled calf, gilt-tooled spine with urn and floral motif, red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 1756


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