A Hand-Book For Travellers In Spain, And Readers At Home: Volume 1: Describing The Country And Cities, The Natives And Their Manners (Cambridge Library Collection - Travel, Europe)

 A Hand-Book for Travellers in Spain, and Readers at Home: Volume 1: Describing the Country and Cities, the Natives and their Manners (Cambridge Library Collection - Travel, Europe) PDF ePub fb2 ebook

Targeted at both intrepid travellers and 'readers at home', this two-volume account of Spanish history, topography and culture by Richard Ford (1796-1858) combines the rigour of a gazetteer with the humour and pace of a private travel diary. First published in 1845, as part of John Murray's series of guidebooks, the work made an immediate impact upon the reading public, and it was celebrated in th...

Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Travel, Europe
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press (October 5, 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1139096141
ISBN-13: 978-1139096140
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the 'most comprehensive and accurate account of that country' hitherto produced. Through a series of hand-picked routes, readers encounter an array of landscapes and experiences as varied as coastal Cadiz, lively Barcelona, bull fights, beggars and pig farming. Opening with a guide to the country, its currency, 'gesticulations' and 'slang', Volume 1 leads the reader from Andalucia to Granada and on to Catalonia. The result is an engaging account that will be of interest to modern tourists and historians alike.