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Writings on travel, discovery, and history

Author: Daniel DefoeW R OwensP N FurbankJohn McVeaghA WearAll authors
Publisher: London ; Brookfield, Vt. : Pickering & Chatto, 2001-2002.
Series: The Pickering masters
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of Daniel Defoe's travel and historical writings reveal the range of his intellectual interests. His "Tour thro' the Whole Island of Great Britain", which came out between 1724 and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731.
Writings on travel, discovery, and history.
London ; Brookfield, Vt. : Pickering & Chatto, 2001-2002
(OCoLC)679368683
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Defoe; W R Owens; P N Furbank; John McVeagh; A Wear; N H Keeble; David Hayton
ISBN: 1851967184 9781851967186 1851967230 9781851967230
OCLC Number: 46951726
Description: 8 volumes ; 24 cm.
Contents: v. 1. A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain, volume I / edited by John McVeagh --
v. 2. A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain, volume II / edited by John McVeagh --
v. 3. A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain, volume III / edited by John McVeagh --
v. 4. A general history of discoveries and improvements (1725-6) and An essay upon literature (1726) / edited by P.N. Furbank --
v. 5. Due preparations for the plague (1722) and Mere nature delineated (1726) / edited by Andrew Wear --
v. 6. Memoirs of the Church of Scotland / edited by N.H. Keeble --
v. 7-8. The history of the union of Great Britain (2 pts.) / edited by D.W. Hayton.
Series Title: The Pickering masters
Responsibility: by Daniel Defoe ; general editors, W.R. Owens and P.N. Furbank.

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