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Views of Old Europe A Grand Tour Across a Timeless Landscape

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ISBN-10: 1932490310

ISBN-13: 9781932490312

Edition: 2005

Authors: Bayard Taylor, Paul Dennis Sporer

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How do the experiences of today's tourist compare with those of more than a century ago? Views of Old Europe demonstrates that there are interesting differences, and some surprising similarities, between the present day traveler and his early modern counterpart. It is a highly engaging and well-composed account of a two-year long journey in the 1840s, mostly on foot, through Britain, Ireland, Germany, Italy, France, Austria and Switzerland. The work was so popular, that the original edition was followed by many further printings in less than two years. This new edition, with a new preface and index, is based on a revised 1850 version. Although the book's talented young author, Bayard…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Anza Publishing
Publication date: 10/1/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 464
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English