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Novel (Romance) | Redfield | 1854
Transcription TURKEY AND ItUSSIA.
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A YEAR WITH TIIE TURKS:
Or, SKETCHES OF TRAVEL IN THE EUROPEAN AND ASIATIC DOMINIONS OF TIIE
SULTAN. By Waringtou W. Smyth, M. A. With a colored Ethnological Map of the Empire. 12mo., cloth 75 cents. Second Edition now ready.
" Wallachia, the Danube, and other places now so prominent, are made familiar by the plain, easy style of our author, while a flood of light is shed upon the Turks as a people, their system of government, the policy of their rulers, and the whole internal arrangement of the Ottoman Empire."�Phila, National Argus.
" We advise all those who wish for clear information with regard to the condition of the Empire, and the various races that make up the population, to get this book and read it."�Boston Commonwealth.
" This is a plain and simple history of a region invested just now with peculiar interest. The geography of the country is minutely set down, the character, habits, idiosyncrasies of its inhabitants thoroughly portrayed, its resources, wealth and wants pointedly referred to, its government, laws and provisions clearly defined."�Buffalo Express.
." Mr. Smyth traveled in Turkey in the fall of last year, and his descriptions of. the country are therefore more recent than can be obtained elsewhere." Troy Daily Times.
" Mr. Smyth is just the right sort of man for a pleasant and useful traveling companion ; good-humored, shrewd, intelligent, observant, and blessed with a good stock of common sense ; and he has given us in this small volume a graphic, attractive .and instructive account of what he saw and heard and experienced during twelve months of travel through the wide-spread domin ions of Sultan Mahmoud."�Boston Traveller.
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THE RUSSIAN SHORES OF THE BLACK SPA;
WITH A VOYAGE DOWN THE VOLGA, AND A TOUR THROUGH THE COUNTRY OF THE
DON COSSACKS. By Laurence Oliphant, Author of a "Journey to Nepaul." From the Third London edition. 12mo., cloth, two maps and eighteen cuts. 7 5 cents.
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" The volume is adorned by a number of wood-cuts and by two useful maps. It is a valuable contribution to our knowledge of Russia, and should be read by all who desire to be well informed."�N. Y. Commercial Advertiser.
" His book is full of exceedingly valuable information, and is written in an attractive style."�Cincinnati Christian Herald.
" Mr. Oliphant is a fluent, easy, companionable writer, who tells us P. great deal we want to know, without a particle either of pedantry or bombast. This neat little book, with its maps and illustrations, will prove a most accept-able informant to the general reader, and at the same time prove highly entertaining."�Boston Transcript.
" Mr. Oliphant is an acute observer, a shrewd and intelligent man, a clear, vigorous and distinct writer, and his book embodies the best account of South-ern Russia that has ever appeared. His account of Sebastopol will find many interested readers."�Boston Atlas.
" This book reminds us more of Stephen's delightful Incidents of Travel than any other book vw ith which we are acquainted. It is an extremely interesting and valuable book." Boston Traveller.