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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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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Engravings by Samuel John Neele.
British Museum. General catalogue of printed books to 1955 (compact edition), 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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