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Tour Through the Island of Great Britain V1 Divided into Circuits or Journeys

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ISBN-10: 0548130035

ISBN-13: 9780548130032

Edition: N/A

Authors: Daniel Defoe

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In Four Volumes. Containing Descriptions Of All Cities, Towns, Sites, Commerce, Manners, Schools, Churches, Libraries, Fortifications, Inland Navigation, Ports, Produce, Trade And Manufacturing. Originally Begun By Defoe, Later Continued By Richardson And Others. Interspersed With Useful Observations, Particularly Fitted For The Perusal Of Such As Desire To Travel Over The Island.
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List price: $49.95
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Daniel Defoe was born Daniel Foe in London, England on September 13, 1660. He changed his surname in 1703, adding the more genteel "De" before his own name to suggest a higher social standing. He was a novelist, journalist, and political agent. His writings covered a wide range of topics. His novels include Robinson Crusoe, Moll Flanders, Roxana, Captain Singleton, and Colonel Jack. He wrote A Tour Thro' the Whole Island of Great Britain, which is an important source of English economic life, and ghost stories including A True Relation of the Apparition of One Mrs. Veal. He also wrote satirical poems and pamphlets and edited a newspaper. He was imprisoned and pilloried for his controversial…