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Harper's Hand-Book for Travellers in Europe and the East (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,174
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Harper's Hand-Book for Travellers in Europe and the East (Paperback): William Pembroke. Fetridge
Harper's Hand-Book for Travellers in Europe and the East (Paperback): William Pembroke. Fetridge

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Harper's Hand-Book for Travellers in Europe and the East (Paperback)

William Pembroke. Fetridge

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1870 Excerpt: ...the fried whitebait at the restaurant at the entrance to the villa. A diligence leaves Genoa daily for Spezia in 11$ hours, faro 22 frs.; thence to Florence via Pisa in 5 hours. This year (1868) tho railroad will be opened to ChiN avari, half way to Spezia, which will bring Florence within 11 hours of Genoa. A branch railway from Spezia leads to the mines of Carrara in 12 minutes. Oroce di Malta is tho best hotel at Spezia. Steamers leave nearly every day for Leghorn, Civita Vecchia, and Naples; three times a week for Nice: fare, 32$ frs.: time, 10 hours. Diligences daily in 24 hours. Travelers who wish to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Cornice road should take the morning diligence, stopping over night at Oncglia. FLORENCE. The new capital of the kingdom of Italy since May, 1865, is beautifully situated on both sides of the Arno. Population 150,000. Principal hotels: UM ie I'Umvers, a fine new house lately opened by Signore Stignani. JIutel tVItalie, Augier and Signori proprietors, one of the best-kept houses in Europe; table d'hote, reading, smoking, and reception rooms. Mr. Signori, who is associate with Mr. Augier, is well known to many of our first-class American families. Thii house is also on the Arno, in one of the best locations in the city. Ilitd it fEurope, in the Piazzi di San Trimta, a fine position, in the centre of the city, well kept by Mr. Dell Bello. "But Aran wins in to the fair white walls. Where the Ktrurlan Athens claims and keep A softer feeling for her fairy halld. Girt by her theatre of hill, ehe real Her corn, and wine, and oil, and Plenty leape To laughing life, with her redundant horn. Along the banks where smiling Arno ivceps Wns modern Luxury of Commerce bora, And buried learning rose redeemed to a ne- morn...".


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: William Pembroke. Fetridge
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 27mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 520
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-41038-2
Barcode: 9781236410382
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-236-41038-6

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