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Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia & Poland, Vol 2

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Paperback, 276 pages
Published April 14th 2009 by Qureshi Press (first published October 1st 2008)
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Jan 21, 2014 Justin Tapp rated it it was amazing

John Lloyd Stephens was an American treasure, one of the greatest American explorers. One has to admire his boldness, traveling without a great deal of plans and leaving his fortunes to chance and the hospitality of strangers. I've done that a bit myself, but not in the vastly underdeveloped days of the 1830s.

I enjoyed Volume 1 the best; there is much less excitement in Volume 2. Means of transportation is the hardest thing for the modern reader to comprehend, but is the centerpiece of this book
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John Lloyd Stephens was the son of Benjamin Stephens, one of the "oldest inhabitants" of New-York; his mother was a daughter of Judge Lloyd, of Monmouth county, New Jersey. The future traveller was brought up and educated in the city of New-York. He received his classical education at the schools of Mr. Boyle and Mr. Joseph Nelson, the blind teacher, from th
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