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Voyagers and Voyeurs - Travels in 19th Century France By FishesEye Publishing
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A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel writing. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness travel accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written... More > between 1750 and 1918. English and American authors, including some of the most famous literary figures of the 18th and 19th centuries: Dickens, RL Stevenson, James Fenimore Cooper, Mark Twain, Henry James, plus an eccentric host of itinerant parsons, amateur antiquarians, well-heeled aristocrats and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read.  Long before Peter Mayle grumbled his way through A Year in Provence, or Stephen Clarke traced his slippery path through A Year in the Merde, travellers from the English-speaking world were amazed by the curious customs, the strange sights, sounds and smells of France. Complaining about the waiters, the plumbing, admiring the cheeseboards and pretty girls...  Now available as large-format (A4) perfect bound paperback, or as a PDF ebook to download!< Less
Voyagers and Voyeurs - Travels in 19th Century France By FishesEye Publishing
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A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel writing. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness travel accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written... More > between 1750 and 1918. English and American authors, including some of the most famous literary figures of the 18th and 19th centuries: Dickens, RL Stevenson, James Fenimore Cooper, Mark Twain, Henry James, plus an eccentric host of itinerant parsons, amateur antiquarians, well-heeled aristocrats and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read.  Long before Peter Mayle grumbled his way through A Year in Provence, or Stephen Clarke traced his slippery path through A Year in the Merde, travellers from the English-speaking world were amazed by the curious customs, the strange sights, sounds and smells of France. Complaining about the waiters, the plumbing, admiring the cheeseboards and pretty girls...  Now available as large-format (A4) perfect bound paperback, or as a PDF ebook to download!< Less
ORIENTALISM IN 19th CENTURY EUROPEAN ART By Alexandra Jopp
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Research on Orientalism and the ways in which the West has imagined the East for the past five hundred years. It traces the representations of the harem in art, literature, drama, and travel writing... More > from across Europe and the United States.< Less
Travels with the Captain By Daniel Rowe
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A coming-of-age novel set in the young country of Michigan in the year 1850. A young man's adventures in the company of a colorful, experienced sea captain as they travel across the land.
The Town Traveller By George Gissing
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Robert Gissing (/ˈɡɪsɪŋ/; 22... More > November 1857 – 28 December 1903) was an English novelist who published 23 novels between 1880 and 1903. Gissing also worked as a teacher and tutor throughout his life. He published his first novel, Workers in the Dawn, in 1880. His best known novels, which are published in modern editions, include The Nether World (1889), New Grub Street (1891), and The Odd Women (1893).Gissing was born on 22 November 1857 in Wakefield, Yorkshire, the eldest of five children of Thomas Waller Gissing, who ran a chemist's shop, and Margaret née Bedford. His siblings were: William, who died aged twenty; Algernon, who became a writer; Margaret; and Ellen. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Gissing< Less
Travels in Morocco By James Richardson
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Richardson's journey through Morocco, visiting the Imperial Cities and rural Moorish villages. Includes unique eye-witness descriptions of traditional customs and ceremonies, Arab, Jewish and Berber... More > life, local sports and combat, snake-charming and white slavery.  This electronic edition features the original text from Volumes 1 and 2 of this classic travelogue, illustrated with period photos and maps of 19th Century Morocco, and with bibliographic notes. PDF version features mock parchment paper effect.  < Less
Vintage Travels in Japan By Babette Abbeywood
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Two Victorian travellers' eye-witness accounts of their adventures while journeying through Japan. Filled with entertaining anecdotes, this special ebook edition is illustrated with dozens of... More > beautiful and evocative photos (many hand-tinted), early postcards; antique prints and engravings. Landscapes, portraits, rural, domestic and urban scenes of traditional daily life, local ceremonies and customs, including marriage, crime and punishment, royal court life, festivals, hara-kiri suicide. In her letters from 1878, published as Unbeaten Tracks In Japan, Isabella Bird complained about the "abominable weather" and the "insect pests". In Sketches of Japanese Manners and Customs, by Lieutenant J.M.W. Silver, from 1867, we discover the secrets of mixed bath houses, funerals, and criminal executions. This joint re-edition is illustrated with dozens of beautiful and fascinating hand-tinted photos from the period, specially selected, plus prints and engravings.< Less
Vintage Travels in Japan By Babette Abbeywood
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Two Victorian travellers' eye-witness accounts of their adventures while journeying through Japan. Filled with entertaining anecdotes, this special ebook edition is illustrated with dozens of... More > beautiful and evocative photos (many hand-tinted), early postcards; antique prints and engravings. Landscapes, portraits, rural, domestic and urban scenes of traditional daily life, local ceremonies and customs, including marriage, crime and punishment, royal court life, festivals, hara-kiri suicide. In her letters from 1878, published as Unbeaten Tracks In Japan, Isabella Bird complained about the "abominable weather" and the "insect pests". In Sketches of Japanese Manners and Customs, by Lieutenant J.M.W. Silver, from 1867, we discover the secrets of mixed bath houses, funerals, and criminal executions. This joint re-edition is illustrated with dozens of beautiful and fascinating hand-tinted photos from the period, specially selected, plus prints and engravings.< Less
Travels in Scotland (1842) by J.G. Kohl By Ursula Cairns Smith & J.M.Y. Simpson
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Translation of a German traveller's account of his journey through Scotland in 1842
The Origins and Destiny of Imperial Britain Nineteenth Century Europe By J. A. (John Adam) Cramb
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Adam Cramb (4 May 1862 – October 1913) was a Scottish... More > historian and fervent patriot. He published non-fiction works under his own name, and fiction under the pseudonym of R. A. Revermont.Cramb was born at Denny, Falkirk in Scotland, on the 4th of May, 1862. On leaving school he went to University of Glasgow, where he graduated in 1885, taking 1st Class Honours in Classics. In the same year he was appointed to the Luke Fellowship in English Literature, he also studied at University of Bonn. He subsequently travelled in continental Europe, and in 1887 he married the third daughter of the late Mr. Edward W. Selby Lowndes of Winslow, and left one son. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Adam_Cramb< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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