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Library Supplement: The Wood Collection

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 October 2013

J. A. Butterworth*
The Polytechnic of North London


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1 Hutton, C. A., ‘The travels of “Palmyra” Wood in 1750–51’, JHS xlvii (1927) 102–28.CrossRefGoogle Scholar See there for information on the different diaries. Miss Hutton also gives notice of a special study of Wood's notes on the Homeric question to be undertaken by Mr Moncur of the University of St Andrews, but nothing seems ever to have been published.

2 Constantine, D., Early Greek travellers and the Hellenic ideal (Cambridge 1984) 43–6Google Scholar.

3 From the very first port of call at Stromboli Dawkins' diary regularly makes reference to the local wines.

4 For a brief but illuminating account of this tour, based on Wood's correspondence cf. Malet, H., Bridgewater The Canal Duke, 1736–1803 (Manchester 1977) 919 Google Scholar.