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Creator:
Smyth, W. H. (William Henry), 1788-1865.
Title(s):

Memoir descriptive of the resources, inhabitants, and hydrography of Sicily and its islands : interspersed with antiquarian and other notices / by Captain William Henry Smyth.

Published/Created:
London : John Murray, Albemarle Street, MDCCCXXIV [1824]
Physical Description:
xvi, 291, lxxiii, [17] p., [13] leaves of plates (some folded ) : ill., map ; 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DG863 .S66 1824+ Copy 1 Oversize
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DG863 .S66 1824+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Printed by William Clowes, Northumberland-Court.
Plates engraved by William Daniell; map engraved by J. Walker.
"Prideaux says that there is a map and fourteen plates. This is a mistake, based on the List of Plates, which gives the lower of the two views on Number 11 [St. Johns Chapel over the Catacombs of Syracuse] as a separate plate"--Cf. Abbey
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 263
Prideaux, p. 245-5, 352
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is the Abbey copy, with some colored illustration. Binder's ticket: Bound by J. Needham, Bookseller, Gloucester.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is uncolored. Presentation ALS from Wm. Crooker to Vice Admiral Sir C. V Penrose, 17 January, 1824, presenting book on behalf of the Lords Commissioner of the Admiralty, tipped in. Inscribed: S.P. Coode. Armorial bookplate: Cork & Orrery. Bound in full calf.
MUDD Edha +824S: Plate facing p. 169 lacking.
Subject Terms:
Clowes, William -- Printer.
Coode, S. P. -- Autograph.
Crooker, Wm. -- Pres. inscr. to Vice Admiral Sir. C. V. Penrose, 17 January 1824.
Earl of Cork and Earl of Orrery -- Bookplate.
Murray, John -- Publisher.
Needham, J. -- Bookbinder.
Penrose, C. V., Sir -- Pres. inscr. from Wm. Crooker, 17 January 1824.
Sicily (Italy) -- Description and travel.
Sicily (Italy) -- Social life and customs.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1824.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1824.
Contributors:
Daniell, William, 1769-1837, engraver.
Walker, John, 1786-1873, engraver.
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