Ï A Grand Tour: Letters and Journeys 1794-96 ☆ Download by ✓ John B.S. Morritt

Ï A Grand Tour: Letters and Journeys 1794-96 ☆ Download by ✓ John B.S. Morritt



In , After The Recent Inheritance Of His Father S Fortune, The Twenty Two Year Old John Bacon Sawrey Morritt Departed His Native Yorkshire On A Grand Tour During Which He Traveled Through Greece, Austria, Hungary, Asia Minor And Italy He Returned In , Whereupon He Settled Down To Lead The Life Of The Influential Country Squire Of Rokeby Hall Situated Between Richmond And Barnard Castle, And Described By His Friend Sir Walter Scott As One Of The Most Enviable Places I Have Ever Seen Perhaps Its Attractions Explain The Fact That Morritt Never Again Repeated The Grand Scale Of The Venture Recorded And Celebrated In This Book, Though He Lived UntilA Grand Tour Was Not Published UntilIt Forms An Edited Collection Of Morritt S Letters, Written While En Route, To His Mother, Sister And Aunt At Once Instructive, Anecdotal And Entertaining Whether Dwelling On The Balls And Caf S Of Vienna, Or The Pilfering Of Classical Remains In Athens Some We Steal, Some We Buy This Correspondence Allows Us To Journey In The Company Of A Man Made On The Purpose To Travel With , In The Words Of A Contemporary Who Had Done Just ThatThis Edition Of A Grand Tour Includes And Introduction By Peter J Hogarth, Who Is A Lecturer At York University In Addition To His Many Articles And Publications, Dr Hogarth Is Also The Author Of A Book On Dragons He Is Himself Well Traveled In The Footsteps Of J B S Morritt