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Creator:
Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859.
Title(s):

A jar of honey from Mount Hybla, by Leigh Hunt. Illustrated by Richard Doyle.

Published/Created:
London, Smith, Elder, and Co., 1848.
Physical Description:
5 p.l., [iii]-viii, xxiii, 200 p. illus. 22 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR4812 .J2 1848
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Classification:
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Notes:
Printed by Vizetelly Brothers and Co., Peterborough Court, Fleet Street.
Illustrations engraved by George and Edward Dalziel, William James Linton, George Measom, and [Charles] Thurston Thompson; after Richard Doyle.
Binder's ticket: Westleys & Co., Friar Street, London.
This copy bound in paper covered boards, printed in colors from wood. Cover designed by Owen Jones.
Added t.-p., illus.
McLean, R. Victorian book design.
Subject Terms:
Jones, Owen, 1809-1874, binding designer.
Sicily (Italy)
Smith, Elder, and Co. -- Publisher.
Vizetelly Brothers and Co. -- Printer.
Westleys & Co. -- Bookbinder.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1848.
Contributors:
Dalziel, George, 1815-1902, engraver.
Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905, engraver.
Linton, W. J. (William James), 1812-1897, engraver.
Measom, George S., engraver.
Thompson, Charles Thurston, 1818-1868, engraver.
Doyle, Richard, 1824-1883, ill.
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  • Introduction.--Sicily, and its mythology.--Glances at ancient Sicilian history and biography.--Theocritus.--Norman times; legend of King Robert.--Italian and English pastoral.--Scotch pastoral.--Return to Sicily and Mount Ætna.--Bees.--Miscellaneous feelings respecting Sicily, its music, its religion, and its modern poetry.--Overflowings of the jar.

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