A Ride of Eight Hundred Miles in France; Containing a Sketch of the Face of the Country … To which is added, A General View of the Finances of the Kingdom.

London: Printed for the Author, and published by Charles Clement, 183 Fleet-Street, 1824.

Price: $350.00

About the item

First Edition. Pp. [i]-vi, [7]-202, [9, index], [1, blank], [i]-iv [ads]. 1 vols. 8vo. Original drab boards, paper spine label. Spine ends chipped, infrequent light foxing, else fine.

Item #40303

Detailed account of a trip through France by the young James Cobbett, a student at Lincoln's Inn, with observations on all aspects of daily life and how this contrasts with situations familiar to the English.
The ads for the publications of J. M. Cobbett give details of nine titles, from Cottage Economy and English Grammar to American Slave Trade.