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History of a Six Weeks' Tour Through a Part of France, Switzerland, Germany, and Holland

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This vintage book contains a fascinating account of a six week-long tour through France, Switzerland, Germany, and Holland, written by Percy Bysshe Shelley. Also including letters describing a sail round the lake of Geneva and of the Glaciers of Chamouni, this fascinating and wonderfully-written account will appeal to those with an interest in early travel writing, and is a veritable must-have for lovers and collectors of Shelley's work. The chapters of this book include: "Some General Ideas", "The Beginning of the Quarrel", "The Peril of the Hour", "The Chance of Recovery", "Some Aspects of Big Business", "The Bluff of the Big Shops", "A Misunderstanding about Method", "A Case in Point", "The Tyranny of Trusts", "Some Aspects of the Land", etcetera. This antiquarian volume is being republished now in an affordable, modern edition - complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.

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