A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain.
Edited and with an Introduction by Pat Rogers. With beautiful color photographs by Simon McBride. Defoe's Tour, originally published in 3 volumes between 1724 and 1726, shows the country at the time of the Jacobite risings, just after the union with Scotland and just before the Industrial Revolution. Its length has been halved in this edition, carefully abridged by Pat Rogers. Spelling has been modernized to help today's reader enjoy this highly entertaining nearly-300-year-old travel book. Pretty color DJ in mylar. Brigth clean pages, oversized book. The Promotional Reprint Company Ltd. 1992. USED. $15.00