The Origins of the Grand Tour

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By focusing on three previously unpublished accounts of youthful English travellers in Western Europe between 1649 and 1663 - Robert Montagu, Lord Mandeville, William Hammond and Banaster Maynard - this book reassesses the early stages of the cultural phenomenon known as the 'Grand Tour'. After chapters providing historical and biographical backgrounds, the book presents fully annotated, old- spelling texts of the three travellers' manuscript accounts of their continental journeys.

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The Origins of the Grand Tour

The Origins of the Grand Tour

Hardback350pp Illustrated

9780904180855     Product Code: 224243

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By focusing on three previously unpublished accounts of youthful English travellers in Western Europe between 1649 and 1663 - Robert Montagu, Lord Mandeville, William Hammond and Banaster Maynard - this book reassesses the early stages of the cultural phenomenon known as the 'Grand Tour'. After chapters providing historical and biographical backgrounds, the book presents fully annotated, old- spelling texts of the three travellers' manuscript accounts of their continental journeys.

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