London, South Kensington
2 June 1998
HAKEWILL, James. A Picturesque Tour of Italy, from drawings made in 1816-1817. London: John Murray, 1820.
2° (375 x 264mm). Engraved frontispiece and 63 plates. (Marginal spotting to many plates. Plate showing the Cascade at Tivoli with 2 crayon strokes at upper margin. Offsetting and browning to text.) Mid 19th-century brown morocco gilt (joints heavily rubbed), marbled endpapers, g.e.
FIRST EDITION. Published in 12 parts, part one appearing in 1818. Lowndes notes that "the 63 plates are arranged according to the line of route traced out in Eustace's tour with references to those of Addison and Forsyth." Lowndes III, p. 971; Pine-Coffin 8167.
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