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Consolations in travel

or, The last days of a philosopher

by Sir Humphry Davy

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Published by J. Grigg in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Sir Humphry Davy ; with a sketch of the author"s life, and notes, by Jacob Green.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsAC8 .D46 1830b
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 252 p. ;
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5236015M
LC Control Number75306689

Consolations in Travel: or, The Last Days of a Philosopher by Humphry Davy edited by John Davy contrib. by Henry Morley. Project Gutenberg Release # Select author names above for additional information and titles. Download the ebook in a format below. Alain de Botton is the author of Essays in Love, The Romantic Movement, Kiss and Tell, How Proust Can Change Your Life, The Consolations of Philosophy, The Art of Travel, Status Anxiety, The Architecture of Happiness, The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work, A Week at the Airport, Religion for Atheists, The News: A User's Manual, The Course of Love and The School of Life /5(). CONSOLATIONS IN TRAVEL; OR THE LAST DAYS OF A PHILOSOPHER. London: John Murray, Small octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii-xii] [1] [ printer's imprint] [ blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original two-part brown and blue boards, printed paper label affixed to spine panel, all edges untrimmed. First edition.


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Alain de Botton, FRSL (/ d ə ˈ b ɒ t ən /; born 20 December ) is a Swiss-born British philosopher and books discuss various contemporary subjects and themes, emphasizing philosophy's relevance to everyday life.

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You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project .Notes to Book 2: 2: According to the history of Herodotus, after the Persian king Cyrus II the Great had defeated the Lydians in battle at Sardis in BC. Croesus was to be burned on a pyre, but moved by the change of fortune of this king, Cyrus ordered the flames extinguished.