Grand Tours and Cook's Tours: A History of Leisure Travel, 1750-1915
New York: William Morrow & Co, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover with Dust Jacket.
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. 8vo; 401 pages with chapter notes and index. Illustrated. First Edition, First Printing.
New / New. Item #16681
Withey tells a compelling story not previously told with as much thoroughness and liveliness.
The European and, later, American desire for spending long periods of time in pleasure travel, and journeying over long distances in that pursuit, reached its zenith in the years between the mid-eighteenth century and the beginning of World War I.
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