The Complete Works Of Edgar Allan Poe (volume 8-9); Literary Criticism

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byEdgar Allan Poe

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1902. Excerpt: ... may put confidence in his work." For ourselves we are inclined to place great faith in the statements of Mr. Edward, and regard his book with a most favorable eye. It is an octavo of 336 pages, embracing, in detail, highly interesting accounts of the People, the Geographical Features, the Climate, the Savages, the Timber, the Water, &c. of Texas. Much information in regard to Mexico, is included in the body of the work, and, in an Appendix, we have a copy of the Mexican Constitution. We give, by way of extract, a flattering little picture of Texan comfort and abundance. Letters Descriptive Of The Virginia Springs -- The Roads Leading Thereto And The Doings Thereat. Collected, Corrected, Annotated, And Edited By Peregrine Prolix. With A Map Of Virginia. Philadelphia: Published By H. S. Tanner. [Southern Literary Messenger, August, 1836.] In our late notice of a Pleasant Peregrination through the Prettiest Parts of Pennsylvania, we had occasion to mention in high terms of commendation these Letters Descriptive of the Virginia Springs. Seeing them now advertised (very opportunely) as for sale in the city of Richmond, we take the liberty of calling attention more particularly to their merits. Every person about to pay a visit to our Springs, should read the book of course -- and every person not about to pay them a visit, should most especially read it that he may have the pleasure of changing his mind. The volume is a very small one -- a duodecimo of about 1 oo pages -- but is replete with information of the most useful and the most enticing nature to the tourist. It is moreover, as the title implies, increased in value by the addition of a Tanner's Map of Virginia, in which the usual routes to the Springs are marked in colored lines. The volume has already been so freely quoted by all...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1902. Excerpt: ... may put confidence in his work." For ourselves we are inclined to place great faith in the statements of Mr. Edward, and regard his book with a most favor...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:December 31, 2011Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217193854

ISBN - 13:9780217193856

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