The Complete Works Of Edgar Allan Poe (volume 9)

Paperback | December 31, 2011

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: ... 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 I 00 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 parties, that we can do no more than just copy a few words in relation to the Red Sulphur Springs of our old and highly esteemed friend, Mr. Burke, and to the Grey Sulphur of Mr. Legare. We have only to add that Mr. B. has since been successful in making the Red Sulphur every thing which the tourist or the valetudinarian could desire. The Old World And The New; Or, A Journal Of Reflections And Observations Made On A Tour In Europe. By The Reverend Orville Dewey. New York: Harper & Brothers. [Southern Literary Messenger, August, 1836.] Mr. Dewey assures us, in the beginning of his Preface, that his volumes are not offered to the public as an itinerary --but it is difficult to say in what other light they should be regarded. To us they appear as strictly entitled to the appellation as any book of travels we have perused. They are indeed an itinerary of the most inartificial character -- a journal in which unconnected remarks follow one upon another -- object upon object -- day upon day --- and all with a scrupulous accuracy in regard to dates. Not that we have much objection to this methodical procedure, but that' we cannot understand Mr. Dewey in declaring his book not to be what it most certainly is, if it is any thing at all. His subsequent remark, that every American traveller to the old world enjoys a vantag...

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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: ... 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 I 00 page...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:December 31, 2011Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217297528

ISBN - 13:9780217297523

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