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A tour through the whole island of Great Britain

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDaniel Defoe ; abridged and edited by P.N. Furbank and W.R. Owens ; picture research by A.J. Coulson.
      ContributionsFurbank, Philip Nicholas., Owens, W. R., Coulson, Anthony J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA620 .D31 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 417 p. :
      Number of Pages417
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1887461M
      ISBN 100300049803
      LC Control Number90048710

      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.

      Buckland, Hawes, Clarke, and Collins, T. Alternatively you can lie on a beach in Thailand and imagine what altruism feels like. Osborne, D. A decade after the original printing, printer and future novelist Samuel Richardson secured the rights and printed the second edition of the Tour, releasing an edition with substantial revisions on 13 October To learn more about how we use and protect your data, please see our privacy policy. Hitch and L.

      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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A tour through the whole island of Great Britain by Daniel Defoe Download PDF Ebook

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.

To learn more about cookies, please see our cookie policy. Research and analytics cookies These cookies help us understand user behavior within our services. 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.

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.

A Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain

Item Type:. Want to Read saving…. To the tradition of travel writing Daniel Defoe brings a lifetime's experience as a businessman, soldier, economic journalist and spy, and his Tour is an invaluable source of social and economic history. About Rakuten Cookie Settings OverDrive uses cookies and similar technologies to improve your experience, monitor our performance, and understand overall usage trends for OverDrive services including OverDrive websites and apps.

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.

A Tour Through The Whole Island of Great Britain

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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