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Crests from the Ocean-World; or Experiences in a Voyage to Europe Principally in France, Belgium, and England in 1847 and 1848; Comprising Sketches in Miniature Worlds, Paris, Brussels, and London

by Tripp, Alonzo

Price: $50.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: LL-b916-08
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Tappan and Whittemore
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1853
  • Keywords: EUROPE TRAVEL FRANCE BELGIUM ENGLAND

Boston: Tappan and Whittemore, 1853. 8vo. Cloth. 408 p. Frontispiece engraving of the London Bridge. By "A Traveller and Teacher" -- written by Alonzo Tripp, a mariner and educator originally from Yarmouth, Massachusetts, who traveled widely to promote education. This book notes scenery, national character, incidents along the way, costume, social life, public monuments, churches, palaces, gardens, galleries, museums, libraries, French Life on shipboard, the revolution in Paris, and a professional view of public and private schools. Staining and shelfwear to blue boards; minor foxing. Very good.. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.