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THE TRAVELLER'S REMEMBRANCER.
J. R. JACKSON,
SECRETARY TO THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY AND
LITERARY SOCIETIES AT HOME
L'art d'observer est le seul moyen d'acquérir des connoissances
MADDEN & Co.,
(SUCCESSORS TO PARBURY & Co.,)
THE object of the present work is simply, as its title indicates, to point out to the uninitiated traveller what he should observe, and to remind the one who is well informed, of many objects which, but for a remembrancer, might escape him.
In the execution of our task we have not confined ourselves to a mere list of questions, but have endeavoured to excite a desire for useful knowledge by awakening curiosity. The intending traveller, it is hoped, will, from a perusal of the present work see what an immense field of physical and moral research lies open to his investigation, and be encouraged to exertion by the assurance that, without being what is termed a philosopher, he may not only do much to enlarge the sphere of his own ideas, but acquire the means of communicating to others a great mass of valuable or interesting information.
We are fully sensible that our labour is yet very imperfect, and, under this impression, would not have