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THE NEW YOAK PUBLIC LIBRARY

ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONIS

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CLASSICAL TOUR

THROUGH

I T A L Y

An. MDCCCII.

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Hæc est Italia dus sacra, hæ gentes ejus, hæc oppida populorum.

Plin. Nat. Hist. ii. 20.

BY THE

REV. JOHN CHETWODE EUSTACE.

FOURTH EDITION, REVISED AND ENLARGED:

ILLUSTRATED WITH

A MAP OF ITALY, PLANS OF CHURCHES, AN INDEX, &c.

VOL. I.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR J. MAWMAN, 39, LUDGATE STREET.

1817.
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LENOX LIR

NEW YORK

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London : Printed by T. MILLER,

5. Noble Street, Choapaide.

PREFACE.

The Author presents the following pages to the public with diffidence. He is aware that the very title of“ a Tour through Italy” is sufficient in itself to raise expectation, which, as he has learned from the fate of similar compositions, is more frequently disappointed than satisfied. To avoid as much as possible this inconvenience, he thinks it necessary to state precisely the nature and object of the present work, that the reader may enter

upon its perusal with some previous knowledge of its contents.

VOL, I.

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