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Picture of Palermo

Published 1800
Author Hager, Giuseppe
Translator Robinson, Mary
Title Picture of Palermo by Dr. Hager Translated from the German by Mrs. Mary Robinson.
Publisher’s imprint London: Printed for R. Phillips, No. 71, St. Paul’s Church Yard. 1800. By T. Gillett Crown Court, Fleet Street.
Printer’s colophon T. Gillet, Printer, Salisbury Square.
Format 8o; 1 vol.: pp. [4]. 159
Sources Cox, 1:169; ECCO BL; ESTC T109832; PC
Copy inspected Google Oxford
  1. T.p. epigraph: [Knowst thou the Land where Citrons scent the gale, / Where glows the Orange in the golden Vale, / Where softer Breezes fan the azure Skies, / Where Myrtles spring and prouder Laurels rise. Göethe.]; from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's 'Kennst du das Land', a lyric included in his novel, Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre (1795). This translation by Benjamin Beresford (1750-1819) appears first in The German Erato, or a Collection of Favourite Songs Translated into English, with Their Original Music, 2nd ed. (Berlin, 1798), 26-27.

  2. T.p. engr. map of Sicily.

  3. Editions: Berlin 1799 (German ed.), 1800.

  4. Reviews: British Critic 17 (Feb. 1801): 212; Gentleman's Mag. 71 (May 1801): 436-39 ; Monthly Rev. 35 (May 1801): 67-72.

  5. Full text links: Google

Genre Narrative
BTW record no. BTW1231
Region Italy

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