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A Tour Through The Island Of Great Britain V3

Divided Into Circuits Or Journeys

by Daniel Defoe

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages440
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10515819M
ISBN 100548130051
ISBN 109780548130056


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Letter XI. South-Eastern Scotland. Mordintown lying to the west, the great road does not lie thro’ it, but carries us to the brow of a very high hill, where we had a large view into Scotland: But we were welcom’d into it with such a Scots gale of wind, that, besides the.

The town of Darking is eminent for several little things worth observation; as first, for the great Roman highway, call’d Stormy-street, which Mr.

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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 : Penguin Books Ltd. Defoe's "Tour Through the Whole island of Great Britain", first published in three volumes inis an account of 13 "circuits or journies" made by the renowned author of such books as "Robinson Crusoe" and "Moll Flanders".

This abridged edition is also the first illustrated version. Defoe's famous text is now complemented by contemporary paintings, sketches, and engravings of places he. Abstract. Defoe’s Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain was published in three volumes between and It is written in the form of a series of letters, each describing a circuit or journey ‘giving a particular and diverting account of whatever is curious and worth observation particularly fitted for the reading of such as desire to travel over the island’.Author: J.

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Retracing Daniel Defoe's classic travel memoir. Available now. Suffolk. Duration: All available episodes (5 total) Supporting Content.A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain: Divided into circuits or journeys. Page [unnumbered] A TOUR Through the ISLAND of GREAT BRITAIN.

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