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A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain Abridged Edition (Penguin Classics) (Penguin Classics) by Daniel Defoe

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Published by Penguin Classics .
Written in English


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Number of Pages736
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Open LibraryOL7354692M
ISBN 100140430660
ISBN 109780140430660

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Pat Rogers calls this text the "true English epic," and for good reason. Defoe's tours, or circuits, throughout Great Britain, provide a fascinating micro- and macrocosm of Great Britain in the early /5. 44 rows    A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain: divided into circuits or . Summary: 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. Volume 1 contains three letters. The first two, Through Essex, Colchester, Harwich, Suffolk, Norfolk.   Tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain by Daniel Defoe, , Printed for S. Birt, T. Osborne, D. Browne, T. and T. Longman, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, A.

Defoe's "Tour Through the Whole island of Great Britain", first published in three volumes in , is 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.   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK A TOUR THROUGHT THE WHOLE ISLAND OF GREAT BRITAIN VOL-1 Item Preview remove-circle A TOUR THROUGHT THE WHOLE ISLAND OF GREAT BRITAIN VOL-1 by DANIEL DEFOE. Publication date Publisher EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY. But the great wealth and encrease of the city of Canterbury, is from the surprizing encrease of the hop-grounds all round the place; it is within the memory of many of the inhabitants now living, and that none of the oldest neither, that there was not an acre of ground planted with hops in the whole neighbourhood. 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. But this book is far more than a beautifully written guide to Britain just before.

A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain: Divided Into Circuits Or Journeys - Ebook written by Daniel Defoe. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain: Divided Into Circuits Or Journeys.5/5(1).   Britain in the early eighteenth century: an introduction that is both informative and imaginative, reliable and entertaining. 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/5(85). Defoe's Tour Through the Whole island of Great Britain, first published in three volumes in , is an account of 13 circuits or journies made by the renowned author of such books as Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders. 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 [1] Other than Robinson Crusoe, Tour was Defoe's most popular and financially successful work during the eighteenth century.