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Historical studies

Print Book, English, 1865
Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, and Green, London, 1865
rare books
1 preliminary leaf, [v]-viii pages, 2 leaves, 472 pages ; 22 cm
I. On some of the precursors of the French revolution. The Emperor Joseph II. Catherine II of Russia. Pascal Paoli. Volatire, Rousseau, and Göthe. A few words on Junius and on Marat. Benjamin Franklin and Joseph de Maistre: a dialogue of the dead
II. Studies from the history of the seventeenth century. The streets of Paris in the seventeenth century. A visit to Lützen, 1862. A visit to Marston Moor, 1861
III. Leisure hours of a tourist. Scenery and antiquities of Cornwall. The landscape of ancient Italy, as delineated in the Pompeian paintings. A visit to Malta, 1857. The angel of Byzantium
"Some of the essays contained in this volume have already appeared in periodical publications; others have been altered from their original shape, or nearly rewritten. Several are now published for the first time."--Preface