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Memoirs on the Life and Travels of Thomas Hammond, 1748-1775

edited by George E. Boulukos
Format
Book
Published
Charlottesville ; London : University of Virginia Press, 2017.
Language
English
ISBN
9780813939674, 0813939674, 9780813939681
Summary
"The memoirs of an eighteenth century stable boy, jockey, and trick rider, this book offers a rare first person account of the lower classes of Europe in the time period"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • Note on editorial method
  • Note on money
  • Memoirs on the life and travels of Thomas Hammond, Volume 1 [and] Volume 2
  • From volume 4: The end of the journey
  • Appendix 1: Crossing the Alps, from Greek text
  • Appendix 2: Hammond's letter to his father, Madrid 1772
  • Appendix 3: Description of Hammond's performance from volume 3
  • Appendix 4: Maps of Hammond's travels in volume 1.
Description
lxix, 303 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original green cloth; dust jacket. Gift of the University of Virginia Press, August, 2017.
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