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Travel Writers in the 18th-19th Century

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  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)
    Thomas Jefferson Travels: Selected Writings, 1784-1789 — record of Jefferson's travels in France, Holland, Germany and Italy, included in his Complete Works with selected portions in various collections of his writings.
  • Mary Wollstonecraft

    Mary Wollstonecraft
    Mary Wollstonecraft (1759–1797) A Short Residence in Sweden (1796)
    Letters Written in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark (1796)
  • Rifa'a el-Tahtawi (1801–1873),

    Rifa'a el-Tahtawi (1801–1873),
    Rifa'a el-Tahtawi (1801–1873), Egyptian traveler to France Takhlis al-Ibriz fi Talkhis Bariz ("An Imam in Paris: Account of a Stay in France by an Egyptian Cleric (1826-1831)", 1834)
  • Hans Christian Andersen

    Hans Christian Andersen
    Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875) The Improvisatore (1835)
  • Charles Darwin (1809–1882)

    Charles Darwin (1809–1882)
    Charles Darwin (1809–1882) The Voyage of the Beagle (1839)
  • Charles Dickens (1812–1870)

    Charles Dickens (1812–1870)
    Charles Dickens (1812–1870) American Notes (1842)
    Pictures from Italy (1844–1845)
  • Henry James (1843–1916)

    Henry James (1843–1916)
    Henry James (1843–1916)
  • Jelena Dimitrijević (1862–1945)

    Jelena Dimitrijević (1862–1945)
    Jelena Dimitrijević (1862–1945)
  • Hilaire Belloc (1870–1953)

    Hilaire Belloc (1870–1953)
    Hilaire Belloc (1870–1953) The Path To Rome (1902) — a ramble by foot from central France to Rome in 1901.
  • Gordon Sinclair (1900–1984)

    Gordon Sinclair (1900–1984)
    Gordon Sinclair (1900–1984) Khyber Caravan: Through Kashmir, Waziristan, Afghanistan, Baluchistan and Northern India (1936) — a somewhat curmudgeonly account of 1934 travels in British India by a later famous Canadian journalist and television personality.