TRAVELS THROUGH EUROPE CONTAINING A GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, AND TOPOGRAPHICAL DESRIPTION OF ALL THE EMPIRES, KINGDOMS, STATES AND PROVINCES, IN THAT CIVILISED, POLISHED, AND ENLIGHTENED QUARTER OF THE GLOBE. (VOL I ONLY)

By: Wyndham, Neville

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Travel; European History; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 536 pages; Wyndham TRAVELS THROUGH EUROPE CONTAINING A GEOGRAPHICAL, HIFTORICAL, AND TOPOGRAPHICAL DEFRIPTION OF ALL THE EMPIRES, KINGDOMS, STATES AND PROVINCES, IN THAT CIVILIFED, POLIFHED, AND ENLIGHTENED QUARTER OF THE GLOBE. Drawn from the unerring sources of information extracted from the United Productions of the following celebrated travelers, viz. Coxe, Wraxall, Savary, Moore, Baron Riesbeck, Count de Benyowski, Swinburne, Bourgoanne, Barretti, Twiss, Dillon, Townsend, Dillon, Dupaty, Brydone, De Non, Mrs Piozzi & Co. The whole diginifed into one uniform narrative, and authenticated by narrative, and authenticated by Citations from the refective Authors, interspersed with the Editior's obserevations and improvements in the course of his own travels. Symonds ND but Circa 1770 Vol I only. Full page plates. Marbled boards. Spine has cracked and left text in four pieces. Text is complete and bright. Faint bluish tint to the paper. This book deals mainly with Italy and surrounding areas such as Corsica, Malta, Sardinia, Sicily, Switzerland etc. As well as such unusual areas as Ancona, Piedmont, Duchy of Savoy and Italian States such as Venice. Armorial book plate. There are 10 copper engraved plates. Sicily is covered in detail on pages 369-98 with Corsica, Sardinai, Lipian Isles, etc getting spearate coverage in the bok's 536 pages. The closest we come to a plate of Sicily is the lower graphic of the Gulph of Naples which probably shows Sicily in the background across the Straits of Medina. There is substantial coverage of Naples and area which may also have some tangential bearing on Sicily. Travels are laid out by towns, districts and areas. Several plates of Switzerland and Naples area besides Rome, etc.

Title: TRAVELS THROUGH EUROPE CONTAINING A GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, AND TOPOGRAPHICAL DESRIPTION OF ALL THE EMPIRES, KINGDOMS, STATES AND PROVINCES, IN THAT CIVILISED, POLISHED, AND ENLIGHTENED QUARTER OF THE GLOBE. (VOL I ONLY)

Author Name: Wyndham, Neville

Categories: Travel Guide,

Publisher: London, Symonds: 1770

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 8959