Publisher: Leghorn [Livorno, Italy]: Printed and Sold by Glaugus Masi, 1828.
Edition: First Italian edition, published the same year as the edition by John Murray in London.
Bibliographical References: Robinson, pages 194-195; noted under Pine-Coffin 792-5; Colbert; ODNB.
Condition: Vellum a little worn and yellowed; very good copy.
Book ID: 28281
Description2 vols in 1, 8vo, contemporary vellum, black leather spine label, gilt decorations and lettering. Five folding plates.
CommentsAn updated edition of Mariana Starke's Travels on the Continent (1820), which she continued to augment and revise in search of the most recent information, in the tradition of great writers of travel guides. This edition was the first to include a separate section on Sicily, and it was the first printed and published in Italy, the primary subject of the text.