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Beckford, William

Italy ; with sketches of Spain and Portugal. By the author of “Vathek”. Second edition, revised.

London, Richard Bentley 1834.

Reference: 13292
Price: £195 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. 2 vols. (4) + xvi + 391 + (1)pp ; (16) + 381 + (1)pp. Publisher’s blind stamped cloth, recased with recent endpapers.

Second edition, similar to the first edition except for the addition to vol.I, pp 183-5, of a letter of Beckford’s from Lucca dated 16 September 1780, and for the addition to vol.II, pp 205-6, of the text of a sonnet in Portuguese by Camoens. There are also a number of typographical corrections. Chapman/Hodgkin Italy i (b). Millington p.310.