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Originally published in French under the title Voyage de l’Arabie Heureuse, La Roque’s travel narrative of his exploits in Arabia combines with a history of the coffee trade in this English translation of A Voyage to Arabia: the Happy. La…

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4th ed., corr., to which are added four new dialogues. Dialogues XXVI-XXVIII are "by another hand" i.e., Elizabeth Montagu.

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Edition Information: 5th Edition. A satire, attributed to Samuel Garth, on the opponents of the dispensary organized by the Royal College of Physicians. With: Poems, (&c.) on several occasions : with Valentinian, a tragedy / written by the Right…

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Letters Writ by a Turkish Spy marks the beginning of the espionage narrative vogue of the late seventeenth century and early eighteenth century. Publication of the first volume sparked a wave of imitations, including Ned Ward’s The London Spy,…

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Published in 1876, The Hunting of The Snark by Lewis Carroll is a poem about nine men and a beaver on the quest for a snark. The poem focuses on the journey the characters embark on and is so outlandish that some have called it an epic, but the tale…

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Published originally in 1714, Bernard Mandeville's Fable of the Bees is an important work of political, economic, and cultural satire. Subtitled “Private Vices, Publick Benefits,” The Fable of the Bees' central proposal is that private…

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Erasmus Darwin’s The Botanic Garden was praised as a bestseller, and it was originally published in two volumes in 1792. Part Two: The Loves of the Plants was published in 1789, and Part One: The Economy of Vegetation was published in 1791…

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This original copy was printed in 1789, the very plain design of the cover of the book with the rough uneven edges of the pages give the book a very notebook or journal like feel rather than a professionally printed book. Also the handwritten…

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First published in 1738, The German Spyis an English travel narrative writtnen in the epistolary form from the perspective of an English spy. The work's preface serves as an attempt to convince the reader of the authenticity of the letters, a claim…
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