10 edition of A tour through the whole island of Great Britain found in the catalog.
|Statement||Daniel Defoe ; abridged and edited by P.N. Furbank and W.R. Owens ; picture research by A.J. Coulson.|
|Contributions||Furbank, Philip Nicholas., Owens, W. R., Coulson, Anthony J.|
|LC Classifications||DA620 .D31 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 417 p. :|
|Number of Pages||417|
|LC Control Number||90048710|
Wrap-around montage of slipcase Clipping from prospectus 2 kdweber Apr 14,pm What's the difference between this edition and the three volume edition? Different from earlier largely antiquarian descriptions of Great Britain, it is based on more first hand knowledge, is better organized, and is written in a vigorous and subtly amusing style. Robinson Microform in English - The third edition. The slipcase is illustrated with a rural scene on all three sides and is The first two, Through Essex, Colchester.
This information helps us design a better experience for all users. Performance and reliability cookies These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability. Different from earlier largely antiquarian descriptions of Great Britain, it is based on more first hand knowledge, is better organized, and is written in a vigorous and subtly amusing style. Davies, W. Quarter bound in black buckram with dark green cloth sides blocked on the cover with a gilt map of central England. Plain endpapers.
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Department of Geography. Lowdes, B. Letter 3 describes a journey out to Land's Endwhile Letter 4 starts Volume 2 with the journey back. Furbank, W. Notes to the text and captions to the illustrations explain contemporary technical and industrial processes and historical allusions, identify people, and provide information on buildings and places.
Each time he arrives at a city he is careful to compare it on the Daniel Defoe sliding scale of its not quite as good as London but he does identify A tour through the whole island of Great Britain book unique merits in many new and growing towns such as Liverpool and Manchester.
By employing his skills as a chronicler, a polemicist and a creative writer keenly sensitive to the depredations of time, Defoe more than achieves his aim of rendering 'the present state' of Britain. Caslon, and G. That glorious 12 month sojourn away from home before you return to the damp British shoreline to commence a university education one senses that in the light of tuition fee hikes and fuel price rises that gap years and university educations are probably soon to disappear from the societal radar, however that is another matter.
Buckland; W. Hawes, A. A description of the principal cities and towns, their situation, government, and commerce. Giving a particular and entertaining accout of Whatever is curious and worth observation; Sometimes comedic, sometimes factual and very much reflective of the social and political movements of the time, Defoe has captured a view of Britain on the brink of epic change.
Hodges, A.A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain: divided into circuits or journies ; giving a particular and diverting account of whatever is curious and worth observation, viz.
I. A description of the principal cities and towns, their sittion, magnitude, government, and commerce. II. A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain is an account of his travels by English author Daniel Defoe, first published in three volumes between and It is roughly divided into several tours, or circuits, around Britain.
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