Brazil and La Plata: The Personal Record of a Cruise (Classic Reprint)

Brazil and La Plata: The Personal Record of a Cruise (Classic Reprint)

by C. S. Stewart
     
 

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Excerpt from Brazil and La Plata: The Personal Record of a Cruise

Two inducements have led to the publication of the following volume: one, the favor with which similar works from my pen have been received; the other, the belief that a book of fact, for light reading, would be welcome to many, amid the floods of fiction of the present day.

It was with no

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Excerpt from Brazil and La Plata: The Personal Record of a Cruise

Two inducements have led to the publication of the following volume: one, the favor with which similar works from my pen have been received; the other, the belief that a book of fact, for light reading, would be welcome to many, amid the floods of fiction of the present day.

It was with no purpose of making a book, that the record from which the volume is drawn was kept; on the contrary, the chief difficulty I have found, in fitting it for the press, has arisen, from its being so strictly personal and private. To remodel the manuscript so as to change its character in these respects, would have been a labor which I was unwilling to undertake; and to select from it such matter as might be at once suitable for publication, and acceptable to the general reader, without affecting the connection and unity of the whole, has proved a task not easily acomplished.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781331615033
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/17/2015
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)

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