Field Sports Of The North Of Europe Volume 1; Comprised In A Personal Narrative Of A Residence In…

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byLlewelyn Lloyd

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1831 Excerpt: ... FIELD SPORTS OF THE NORTH OF EUROPE, Sfc INTRODUCTORY REMARKS. As it was in Sweden that my quarters were fixed at the period I speak of, and as it was the principal scene of what I am about to describe, it may not be out of place for me here to make some general and miscellaneous observations relating to that country; and this as well with a view that the reader may be the better enabled to follow me in my peregrinations, as that hereafter I may not be under the necessity of making too many digressions from my little narrative. Respecting Norway, also, I shall have occasion to make some few remarks; but these I shall reserve until an after period. Sweden, until of late years, has been imperfectly known by, and certainly has engrossed very little of the attention of English travellers. The publications, however, of our countrymen, VOL. I. B and others, within a recent period, have excited public attention, which, together with the facility of access, (by the way of Hamburg and Copenhagen,) afforded by steam-navigation, has lately induced many to visit that kingdom. Sweden, though a poor, is in many respects a very interesting country; and its free constitution and usages, its good roads, and cheap travelling, together with the facilities granted to strangers in their various pursuits, will doubtless encourage a more enlarged intercourse in future. The spirit of the Government is liberal, and the authorities necessarily partake of it: in no country in Europe can travellers pursue their avocations with more confidence and less personal risk than in Sweden. For my own part, I can only say, that during my travels, which at different times extended over nearly the whole of that kingdom, so far from meeting with molestation or hindrance, I have uniformly experienc...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1831 Excerpt: ... FIELD SPORTS OF THE NORTH OF EUROPE, Sfc INTRODUCTORY REMARKS. As it was in Sweden that my quarters were fixed at the period I s...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021747490X

ISBN - 13:9780217474900

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