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, and thence to Nice, Genoa, Pisa, Florence, Rome, Naples, and Mount Vesuvius; and by Rome, Terni, Perugia, Arezzo, Florence, Bologna, Ferrara, Padua, Venice, Verona, Milan, ove the Alps by Mount St. Bernard, Geneva, and the Jura, back into France … from October, 1828, to September, 1829. [2], 392 pp., 1 illus, 12mo, cont. brown half calf, marbled boards, rebacked in recent black morocco, gt, with part of orig. backstrip and calf title-piece retained. Occasional light foxing. 'Containing. A Description of the Country, of the principal Cities and their most striking curiosities; of the Climate, Soil, Agriculture, Horticulture, and Products; of the Prices of Provisions and of Labour; and of the Dresses and Conditions of the People. And also some Account of the Laws and Customs, Civil and Religious, and of the Morals and Demeanour of the Inhabitants, in the several States'. First edition. Rare. The title gives the route as follows: 'The Route being From Paris, through Lyons, to Marseilles, and thence to Nice, Genoa, Pisa, Florence, Rome, Naples, and Mount Vesuvius; and by Rome, Terni, Perugia, Arezzo, Florence, Bologna, Ferrara, Padua, Venice, Verona, Milan, ove the Alps by Mount St. Bernard, Geneva, and the Jura, back into France.' James Paul Cobbett (1803-1881) was the son of the famous English reformer William Cobbett. Building on the experience of gentlemen undertaking the grand tour, this work is an example of a tour undertaken during 'the important transition period in the development of a more formalized tourist industry'. (J. Towner, 1985, 'The grand tour: A key phase in the history of tourism'). [40371]
Author COBBETT, JAMES P
Date 1830
Publisher [Published by the author]: London

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