• Places,  Travel

    A sketcher’s tour round the world by Robert Elwes (with colored illustrations) 1854

    A sketcher’s tour around the world by Robert Elwes (with colored illustrations) 1854 This book is simply a record of travels, undertaken for no purpose but my own amusement; but as, in the course of so long a ramble, I visited many places of interest, and penetrated to spots not familiar to Europeans, I venture to give the impressions of my wanderings, such as they are, to the world, without apologizing for my temerity. We live in an age when almost everyone travels; and perhaps there is so much more reason for publishing the result of our experiences and observations, as it is not only interesting, as far as it…