Greatest wonders of the world, as seen and described by famous writers by Singleton

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Editor Singleton, Esther, 1865-1930
LoC No. 06040577
Title Greatest wonders of the world, as seen and described by famous writers
Alternate Title The greatest natural wonders of the world
Original Publication New York: The Christian Herald, 1906.
Contents The Blue Grotto of Capri, by Alexandre Dumas -- Mount Blanc and Chamouni, by Percy Bysshe Shelley -- The Dead Sea, by Pierre Loti -- Mount Vesuvius, by Charles Dickens -- The falls of the Rhine, by Victor Hugo -- In Arctic and Antarctic Seas, by Lord Dufferin and W. G. Burn Murdock -- The Desert of Sahara, by Eugene Fromentin -- Fingal's Cave, by Sir Walter Scott and John Keats -- In the Himalayas, by G. W. Steevens -- Niagara Falls, by Anthony Trollope and Charles Dickens -- Fuji-San, by Sir Edwin Arnold -- The Cedars of Lebanon, by Alphonse de Lamartine -- The Giant's Causeway, by William Makepeace Thackery -- The Great Glacier of the Selkirks, by Douglas Sladen -- Mauna Loa, by Lady Brassey -- Trollhätta, by Hans Christian Anderson -- The Grand Canyon of Colorado, by C. F. Gordon-Cumming -- The Rock of Gibraltar, by Augustus J. C. Hare -- Thingvalla, by Lord Dufferin -- Land's End and Logan Rock, by John Ayrton Paris -- Mount Hekla, by Sir Richard F. Burton -- Victoria Falls, by David Livingstone -- The Dragon-tree of Orotava, by Alexander von Humboldt -- Mount Shasta, by J. W. Boddam-Wheatham -- The Lagoons of Venice, by John Ruskin -- The Cataracts of the Nile, by Amelia B. Edwards -- In the Alps, by Théophile Gautier -- The Vale of Kashmir, by Andrew Wilson -- The Lake of Pitch, by Charles Kingsley -- The Lachine Rapids, by Douglas Sladen -- Lake Rotorua, by H. R. Haweis -- The Big Trees of California, by C. F. Gordon-Cumming -- Gersoppa Falls, by W. M. Yool -- Etna, by Alexandre Dumas -- Pike's Peak and the Garden of the Gods, by Iza Duffus Hardy -- The Great Geysir of Iceland, by Sir Richard F. Burton -- The Rapids of the Danube, by William Beattie -- The Mammoth Cave, by Bayard Taylor -- Stromboli, by Alexandre Dumas -- The High Woods, by Charles Kingsley -- The Yo-semité Valley, by C. F. Gordon-Cumming -- The Golden Horn, by Alphonse de Lamartine -- The Yellowstone, by Rudyard Kipling.
Credits Brian Coe, Hannah Wilson and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This file was produced from images generously made available by the Library of Congress)
Language English
LoC Class G: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation
Subject Curiosities and wonders
Subject Landscapes
Category Text
EBook-No. 73052
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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