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Hayter, John, d 1755-1818.

A report upon the Herculaneum manuscripts : in a second letter addressed, by permission, to His Royal Highness, the Prince Regent / by the Rev. John Hayter, A.M., Chaplain in Ordinary to the Prince, and His Superintendent of those manuscripts.

London : Printed for Richard Phillips, No. 7, Bridge Street; by George Sidney, Northumberland Street, Strand, 1811.
Physical Description:
[4], 141, [1] p., [5] leaves of plates : ill. ; 31 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA3317 .H39 1811+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Engravings by Samuel John Neele.
BM (compact ed.), v. 11, p. 987
Eng. cat. of books, Prel. vol., p. 260
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary half calf and marbled boards, stamped in gilt with the logo of The Society of Writers to the Signet.
Subject Terms:
Herculaneum (Extinct city)
Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri) -- Italy -- Herculaneum (Ancient city)
Manuscripts, Latin (Papyri) -- Italy -- Herculaneum (Ancient city)
Papyrus (The plant)
Phillips, Richard -- Publisher.
Pompeii (Extinct city)
Sidney, George -- Printer.
Society of Writers to the Signet -- Stamp.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1811.
Botanical illustrations.
Hayter, John, 1756-1818. Herculanean and Pompeian manuscripts. 1811.
Neele, Samuel John, 1758-1824, engraver.

  • Appendix (p. [109]-141) contains the author's "Herculaneum" (part of a Latin poem); "A new edition of the first letter addressed with permission to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales" (first published under title: The Herculanean and Pompeian manuscripts, 1800); "Description of the papyrus plant"; "A brief remark upon the Herculanensia."

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