Rough copy of Tour in Sicily dates Dec. 30th to Jan. 29th – what y?+ one fairer, 1839
Scope and Contents
Copy of Leak’s original notebook detailing his travels in Sicily in 1807-1808, copied by Mr Hamilton [William Richard Hamilton 1777-1859?] (p. 204) in 1839 (dated p. 232).br/>
Leake made autograph revisions in graphite pencil with additional topographical plans and copies of inscriptions. br/>
Presumably, this process of revision was with the aim of publishing the journal for Sicily but that never happened during Leake's lifetime nor since.
1 volume(s) : paper
Bound volume, cover of marbled paper over card boards, laid paper, IGI and graphite pencil ms in text block.
H. 26.5 cm x W. 21 cm
- From the Fonds: Leake, William Martin, Col., 1777-1860 (army officer, topographer, antiquarian) (Person)
Part of the University of Cambridge: Faculty of Classics Archives Repository
Faculty of Classics
Cambridge CB3 9DA United Kingdom