Title Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy By Mr. Yorick
Book Condition Collectible-Very Good
Edition Early Edition
Publisher London A. Millar And J. Hodges 1782
Seller ID 15075
2 volumes, complete. Leather binding, repairs internally and externally at joint and edges of spine. Personal inscriptions on title page. This work, first published in 1768, is the fictional accounting of the adventures of Reverend Mr. Yorick during a journey through Europe. It was immensely influential at the time and established travel writing as a popular genre in the latter half of the 18th century. The title of "Sentimental Journey" indicates that it emphasizes personal taste and subjective impressions over classical learning.
TRAVEL FICTION 18TH CENTURY CC-3