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Letters from Abroad

Alford, Henry / DD ; Dean of Canterbury

Published by London : Alexander Strahan, Deighton Bell and Co, Cambridge 1865 / Reprint / FBRE, Ltd., A Bound / Flex Cover / REPRINT, 1865

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269 pages. Paper / Soft cover reprint edition in very good or better condition, slight wear to edges. Overall good copy of this scarce title. Excellent read. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. Chapter headings include: I. - THE RIEVIERE - Approach to Nice - A Day at Nice - Nice to Mentone - Monaco - Sunday at Mentone - The Corniché Road - The Kingdom of Italy - Coast-towns in North Italy - Alassio - The Riviera di Levante - / CHAPTER II. - TOWARDS ROME - Defects of Photography - Arrival at Pisa - 'Orcagna's Triumph of Death' - The Campo Santo - The Duomo at Siena - The Duomo at Orvieto - The Papal Frontier - 'La Cupola!' - The Porta del / CHAPTER III. - IN ROME - Winter in Earnest - Scenery of the Campagna - The Via Salara - View from Castel Giubileo - The Roman Forum - The Arch of Titus - Graffiti, or Wall-writings - Fragments of Marble - No Guide-bo / CHAPTER IV. - FROM ROME - Rome a Pagan City still - Moral State of her Priesthood - Insecurity of the Streets - A Case of Street Murder - Indignation at the Outrage - Romish Denial of Facts - Robbers' Passports; / CHAPTER V. - THE SOUTH - Stir of Life at Naples - Pompeii - Vesuvius - Aspect of a Lava-field - Present State of Vesuvius - Beauty of Sorrento - To Amalfi - Amalfi - Glen of the Molini - The Pteris Cretica - Ravello / CHAPTER VI. - CENTRAL ITALY - Farewell to Rome - Mount Soracté - Ruins of Falerii - Narni - Falls of Terni - Fountain of Clitumnus - Temple of Clitumnus - English Sundays Abroad; their Blessed Influence - St. Francis / CHAPTER VII. - NORTHERN ITALY - Perugia - Florence - The Madonna del Cardellino - Bologna - Bolognese School of Art - Francesco Francia - Guido Reni - Ravenna - Ferrara - The Ferrara Gallery - Garofalo's Allegorical / CHAPTER VIII. - HOMEWARD - Objects on the Simplon - Waterfalls - Trees - Alpine Flowers - Quaint Estimate of Foreigners - Improvements, to whom due - Continental Railway Blunders - Barbarities at Stations - Passports / REMARKS POSTSCRIPT ON THE FRANCO-ITALIAN CONVENTION // Modern archival reprint of original edition, no other publication date marked. Size: Facsimile Bound Reprint Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 5022147

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Title: Letters from Abroad

Publisher: London : Alexander Strahan, Deighton Bell and Co, Cambridge 1865 / Reprint / FBRE, Ltd., A Bound / Flex Cover / REPRINT

Publication Date: 1865

Binding: Scarce Title.

Edition: C: clean and unmarked Text.

Book Type: Travel, Culture, History

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