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Crusoe"s Island: a Ramble in the Footsteps of Alexander Selkirk

J. Ross Browne

Crusoe"s Island: a Ramble in the Footsteps of Alexander Selkirk

With Sketches of Adventure in California and Washoe

by J. Ross Browne

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Published by University of Michigan Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books & Reading,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8465918M
    ISBN 101418107069
    ISBN 109781418107062

    THE SEA. One can hardly gaze upon the great ocean without feelings akin to awe and reverence. Whether viewed from some promontory where the eye seeks in vain another resting-place, or when sailing over the deep, one looks around on the unbounded expanse of waters, the sea must always give rise to ideas of infinite space and indefinable mystery hardly paralleled by Author: Frederick Whymper. Learning, knowledge, research, insight: welcome to the world of UBC Library, the second-largest academic research library in Canada.

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pages. First Edition. Original brown cloth. Small octavo. Many illustrations from drawings by J. Ross Browne. The Llandoger Trow, Bristol. This pub is where Daniel Defoe met Alexander Selkirk, the inspiration for Robinson Crusoe. It was once the haunt of pirates and is said to have inspired The Admiral Benbow in Robert Louis Stephenson's book Treasure Island.

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CONTENTS. Crusoe’s Island Chapter 1. The Boat Adventure. Chapter 2. First Impressions of the Island. Chapter 3. Going Ashore. Chapter /5(1). The Mystery of the Front Room.

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They are thus enabled to sail from island to island, and from group to group, between which all intercourse would otherwise be impossible without a compass. The star now pointed out to us, had been fixed upon by the companions of the little islander, at the commencement of their ill-fated voyage, as marking the direction of the home which they.Mitchell's ancient geography: designed for academies, schools, and families: a system of classical and sacred geography, embellished with engravings of remarkable events, views of ancient cities and various interesting antique remains: together with an ancient atlas, containing maps illustrating the work.THE SEA.

One can hardly gaze upon the great ocean without feelings akin to awe and reverence. Whether viewed from some promontory where the eye seeks in vain another resting-place, or when sailing over the deep, one looks around on the unbounded expanse of waters, the sea must always give rise to ideas of infinite space and indefinable mystery hardly paralleled by .