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Letters from Italy to a Younger Sister

Published 1840
Author Taylor, Catharine
Title Letters from Italy to a Younger Sister. By Catharine Taylor.
Publisher’s imprint London: John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1840.
Printer’s colophon Printed by Richard and John E. Taylor, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street.
Format 12o; 2 vols: pp. [iii]-xii. 334(I), [iii]-xii. 354(II)
Sources NSTC 2T3103; Theakstone
Copy inspected IA GI
Notes

1) T.p. epigraph: [“Da barbarica man percossa e vinta, / Cadde in sè stessa, e fra ruine e morti / In sè medesima poi sepolta glacque. / ................ Indi risorse / Più bella agli occhi della mente interna, / E maggior di sè stessa, anzi del mondo. Tasso.]; from Torquato Tasso, Le Sette Giornate del Mondo Creato ‘The Seven Days of the World’s Creation’ (1607), ‘Giornata Settima’ ‘Seventh Day’.

2) Editions: 1840(vol. 1), 1841(vol. 2), 1842(2nd).

3) Reviews: Monthly Rev. 3.1, n.s. (Sept. 1840): 55-64; Edinburgh Rev. 72 (Oct. 1840): 83-94; Christian Reformer 7.84 (Dec. 1840): 802-4; Bury and Norwich Post, no. 3014 (Wed., 22 Dec. 1841); Christian Teacher 4.15, n.s. (1842): 49-56.

4) Full text links: Haithi Trust vol. 1, vol. 2 (1841)

Genre Narrative letters
BTW record no. BTW1179
Region Italy