A journey from London, to France and Holland: or, The traveller's useful vade mecum

Publication Date1742
Remainder... Wherein is contain'd the following particulars, viz. [I.] Each day's observations, in travelling from London to Paris, through French Flanders. [II.] And from thence to Reims. [III.] The manner of examination mention'd, for obtaining a diploma in physick, at that University. [IV.] A copy of the diploma itself. [V.] A comparison between the city of Paris and London. [VI.] Some account of Paris, the inhabitants, and the buildings thereof. [VII.] A description of the two famous hospitals there, viz the Ho?tel Dieu, and La Charity. [VIII.] An account of Versailles, and its gardens, &c. [IX.] An account of a course of midwifry, &c. at Paris. X. An account of the French money, to a hundred million of livies, with a copper plate of its impression on each side, and a table reducing it into English money. XI. The grounds of the French language, &c. XII. A short, historical, geographical account of the nation and people. XIII. A list of the posts throughout the whole kingdom of France, shewing the distance of places one from the other and the number of posts therein contain'd, &c. XIV. To the whole is added maps of the cities of London and Paris, with the names of the streets, &c. contain'd therein. [The] whole is calculated and design'd chiefly for the use and benefit of travellers going into that kingdom, whereby fully to inform them of those parts of knowledge needful hereto: wherein is also occasionally contain'd many moral reflections and useful observations. By R. Poole Doctor of Physick, alias Theophilus Philanthropos.
Extent2 v., plates
Publisherprinted for E. Duncomb, in Duck-Lane, Little Britain; and are sold by T. Taylor, at the Meuse Back Gate, near St. Martin's Lane; E. Cook, at the Royal Exchange; C. Baynbridge, bookbinder, over-against Serjeant's-Inn, in Chancery Lane, Fleet Street; and C. Pickman, in Ratcliff-Highway, near Princes' Square


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