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[Henry Digby Beste]
1828 Italy As It Is Henry Digby Beste First Edition
London: Henry Colburn, 1828. Click here to see our other books! Italy As It Is; or, Narrative of an English Family's Residence For Three Years in That Country [Henry Digby Beste] 1828 Henry Colburn : London 8.5" by 5.5" [3], iv-x, [1], 12-441pp SUMMARY The scarce first and only edition of Henry Digby Beste's exciting and enlightening travel work about his time living with his family in Italy in the 1820s. First Edition,Leather Binding Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed This book weighs 1 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 22.99 EU Postage: £ 16.99 European Postage: £ 17.99 Asia Postage: £ 22.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 28.99 DESCRIPTION The first edition of this work. This work documents Henry Digby Beste's experiences living in Italy for three years with his family, giving a point of view of the country from a tourist and aristocratic point of view. The author notes that he was well acquainted with the religions of Italy and France, and himself converted to Catholicism. The work offers a fascinating insight into what travel was like in Italy for a family in the early nineteenth century. Written by Henry Digby Beste, though he is not attributed as the author in this edition. Beste was known for his works 'The Last Four Popes', 'Four Years in France', and a treatise about the Christian religion. CONDITION In a half calf binding with marbled paper to the boards, with the spine relain. Externally, smart. A little discolouration to the paper to the boards. Evidence of previous cracks and loss to the spine. A little bumping to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. … [Click Below for Full Description]
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