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The Resource The age of the grand tour : containing sketches of the manners, society and customs of France, Flanders, the United Provinces, Germany, Switzerland and Italy in the letters, journals and writings of the most celebrated voyagers between the years 1720-1820; with descriptions of the most illustrious antiquities and curiosities in these countries, together with the story of such traffic by Anthony Burgess and an appreciation of the art of Europe in the eighteenth century by Francis Haskell

The age of the grand tour : containing sketches of the manners, society and customs of France, Flanders, the United Provinces, Germany, Switzerland and Italy in the letters, journals and writings of the most celebrated voyagers between the years 1720-1820; with descriptions of the most illustrious antiquities and curiosities in these countries, together with the story of such traffic by Anthony Burgess and an appreciation of the art of Europe in the eighteenth century by Francis Haskell

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The age of the grand tour : containing sketches of the manners, society and customs of France, Flanders, the United Provinces, Germany, Switzerland and Italy in the letters, journals and writings of the most celebrated voyagers between the years 1720-1820; with descriptions of the most illustrious antiquities and curiosities in these countries
Title
The age of the grand tour
Title remainder
containing sketches of the manners, society and customs of France, Flanders, the United Provinces, Germany, Switzerland and Italy in the letters, journals and writings of the most celebrated voyagers between the years 1720-1820; with descriptions of the most illustrious antiquities and curiosities in these countries
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together with the story of such traffic by Anthony Burgess and an appreciation of the art of Europe in the eighteenth century by Francis Haskell
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
LC call number
D917
LC item number
.A325 1967
Literary form
non fiction
PerformerNote
Pompeo Batoni, Louis Leopold Boilly, Bernardo Bellotto, Francois Boucher, Giovanni Antonio Canal (called Canaletto), Giuseppe Canella, Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin, Charles-Nicholas Cochin, Francesco Guardi, Jean-Baptiste Lallemand, Pietro Longhi, Giovanni Paolo Panini (Pannini), Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Sebastiano Ricci, Jacques Rigaud, Gabriel Jacques de Saint-Aubin, Jean-Claude-Richard Abbe de Saint-Non, Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Joseph Mallord William Turner, Giuseppe Vasi, Claude-Joseph Vernet, Ant
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  • 1917-1993
  • 1928-2000
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  • Burgess, Anthony
  • Haskell, Francis
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  • Europe
  • British
  • British
  • British
  • Travel
  • Europe
  • Culturele hoofdsteden
  • Gewoonten
  • Art
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The age of the grand tour : containing sketches of the manners, society and customs of France, Flanders, the United Provinces, Germany, Switzerland and Italy in the letters, journals and writings of the most celebrated voyagers between the years 1720-1820; with descriptions of the most illustrious antiquities and curiosities in these countries, together with the story of such traffic by Anthony Burgess and an appreciation of the art of Europe in the eighteenth century by Francis Haskell
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • The grand tour / Anthony Burgess -- 18th century art / Francis Haskell -- Departure from England: The whole circle of travellers / Laurence Sterne. Of ideal perfection / Edward Gibbon. Of things most requisite / Mariana Starke. Companions to Dover / Fanny Burney. The shores of Albion Recede / William Hazlitt -- First impressions: 'God save the King' / Fanny Burney. They do not insult strangers / William Hazlitt. Wonderful difference / Edward Rigby. Insolicitous landlords / Tobias Smollett. City of petrified people / William Beckford. The China of Europe / William Hazlitt -- Paris: Ballad of the women of Paris / François Villon. 'With glistering spires and pinnacles adorned' / William Hazlitt. Le suprême bonheur / Mrs. Anna Jameson. A fashionable people / Tobias Smollett. Laissez-les-passer / Edward Rigby. Tragic Farce / Victor Alfieri. Gins and man traps / Philip Thicknesse -- Beyond Paris: Beds are better in France / Arthur Young. You are obliged to eat the French way / Tobias Smollett. Red Indians in Europe / James Fenimore Cooper. The very skirts of Italy / Tobias Smollett -- Alternative route: Love is a religion in Germany / Madame de Staël. Some hundreds of relicks / Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. The Athens of Germany / Madame de Staël. Grand fair at Munich / William Beckford. An entirely modern city ; So silent is their joy / Madame de Staël. The wild illustrious philosopher and the monarch of French literature / James Boswell. A reputation for taste and intelligence / James Fenimore Cooper. With Alps in plenty / Lord Byron. Mignon / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Glorious Italy: Italia / Vincenzo da Filicaia. Boswell to Rousseau / James Boswell. The object of our pilgrimage / Edward Gibbon. Comfort, my good sir, is unknown inn Savoy / Peter Beckford. Genoa the superb / Lady Morgan
  • The proud vale of Lombardy / Stendhal. How cheerful the society / Mrs. Piozzi. Though few breakfast, all sup / Peter Beckford. The Ideal beauty of the Middle Ages / Stendhal. A first sight of Rome / Mrs. Anna Jameson. The sacred capons of the Sistine Chapel / Stendhal. Behold the wrecks of a great nation / Percy Bysshe Shelley. The gala-opening of the San-Carlo / Stendhal. A night visit to Vesuvius / Mrs. Anna Jameson. Pompeii / Percy Bysshe Shelley. The Venetian Islands / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Daggers are out of fashion / Lord Byron. Farewell Venice / Mrs. Anna Jameson
Control code
465661
Dimensions
35 x 49 cm
Extent
[1], 137 pages
Lccn
68131121
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provenance of USD's copy: Mary Boehm
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), facsimiles, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)465661
Label
The age of the grand tour : containing sketches of the manners, society and customs of France, Flanders, the United Provinces, Germany, Switzerland and Italy in the letters, journals and writings of the most celebrated voyagers between the years 1720-1820; with descriptions of the most illustrious antiquities and curiosities in these countries, together with the story of such traffic by Anthony Burgess and an appreciation of the art of Europe in the eighteenth century by Francis Haskell
Publication
Contributor
Donor
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The grand tour / Anthony Burgess -- 18th century art / Francis Haskell -- Departure from England: The whole circle of travellers / Laurence Sterne. Of ideal perfection / Edward Gibbon. Of things most requisite / Mariana Starke. Companions to Dover / Fanny Burney. The shores of Albion Recede / William Hazlitt -- First impressions: 'God save the King' / Fanny Burney. They do not insult strangers / William Hazlitt. Wonderful difference / Edward Rigby. Insolicitous landlords / Tobias Smollett. City of petrified people / William Beckford. The China of Europe / William Hazlitt -- Paris: Ballad of the women of Paris / François Villon. 'With glistering spires and pinnacles adorned' / William Hazlitt. Le suprême bonheur / Mrs. Anna Jameson. A fashionable people / Tobias Smollett. Laissez-les-passer / Edward Rigby. Tragic Farce / Victor Alfieri. Gins and man traps / Philip Thicknesse -- Beyond Paris: Beds are better in France / Arthur Young. You are obliged to eat the French way / Tobias Smollett. Red Indians in Europe / James Fenimore Cooper. The very skirts of Italy / Tobias Smollett -- Alternative route: Love is a religion in Germany / Madame de Staël. Some hundreds of relicks / Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. The Athens of Germany / Madame de Staël. Grand fair at Munich / William Beckford. An entirely modern city ; So silent is their joy / Madame de Staël. The wild illustrious philosopher and the monarch of French literature / James Boswell. A reputation for taste and intelligence / James Fenimore Cooper. With Alps in plenty / Lord Byron. Mignon / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Glorious Italy: Italia / Vincenzo da Filicaia. Boswell to Rousseau / James Boswell. The object of our pilgrimage / Edward Gibbon. Comfort, my good sir, is unknown inn Savoy / Peter Beckford. Genoa the superb / Lady Morgan
  • The proud vale of Lombardy / Stendhal. How cheerful the society / Mrs. Piozzi. Though few breakfast, all sup / Peter Beckford. The Ideal beauty of the Middle Ages / Stendhal. A first sight of Rome / Mrs. Anna Jameson. The sacred capons of the Sistine Chapel / Stendhal. Behold the wrecks of a great nation / Percy Bysshe Shelley. The gala-opening of the San-Carlo / Stendhal. A night visit to Vesuvius / Mrs. Anna Jameson. Pompeii / Percy Bysshe Shelley. The Venetian Islands / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Daggers are out of fashion / Lord Byron. Farewell Venice / Mrs. Anna Jameson
Control code
465661
Dimensions
35 x 49 cm
Extent
[1], 137 pages
Lccn
68131121
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provenance of USD's copy: Mary Boehm
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), facsimiles, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)465661

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