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Excursion To Wordsworthshire- A Victorian Family in the Lakes

£30.00

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As New with an unbroken spine. 
Minimal shelf wear, only a tiny blemish on the reverse cloth spine.
Internally clean and bright.

"Early in the railway age, William Wordsworth mused wistfully in a letter from London to his family in the north, 'O that there was a railway to take me to Kendal or Lancasteror Preston'. On an August day eight years later, after the 'iron road' had reached many parts of England, the Johnson family from Essex caught a train at Euston Station and, within little more than twenty-four hours, were gazing in rapture at their first view of mountain scenery. The illustrated record of their 1844 sojourn in the Lake District, now in the Wordsworth Trust Collection, contains an engaging account of their adventures, often enriched by their use of Wordsworth's own 'Guide to the Lakes' and enlivened by unique glimpses of the poet himself and members of his family."

Includes a reproduction of the map from the guidebook used by the Johnsons.

Item details

Author(s):
Cecilia Powell
Condition:
As new
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781905256488
Number of pages:
211
Publisher:
Wordsworth Trust

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As New with an unbroken spine. 
Minimal shelf wear, only a tiny blemish on the reverse cloth spine.
Internally clean and bright.

"Early in the railway age, William Wordsworth mused wistfully in a letter from London to his family in the north, 'O that there was a railway to take me to Kendal or Lancasteror Preston'. On an August day eight years later, after the 'iron road' had reached many parts of England, the Johnson family from Essex caught a train at Euston Station and, within little more than twenty-four hours, were gazing in rapture at their first view of mountain scenery. The illustrated record of their 1844 sojourn in the Lake District, now in the Wordsworth Trust Collection, contains an engaging account of their adventures, often enriched by their use of Wordsworth's own 'Guide to the Lakes' and enlivened by unique glimpses of the poet himself and members of his family."

Includes a reproduction of the map from the guidebook used by the Johnsons.

Author(s):
Cecilia Powell
Condition:
As new
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781905256488
Number of pages:
211
Publisher:
Wordsworth Trust

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