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HINTS TO TRAVELLERS
IN SEARCH OF THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE GRAND.
SOME OF THE MOST INTERESTING PARTS OF THAT REMARKABLE
203, d. 152.
The design of this little work, as its title indicates, is to give to travellers, in search of the beautiful and the grand in Portugal, such hints as may assist them in ascertaining what are the most attractive parts of the country, and the easiest method of gaining access to them, and is by no means intended to interfere with, much less to supersede, the Hand Book for Travellers in Portugal, when such a work, the latest of its kind, shall appear, with the higher object of directing the botanist, geologist, chemist, historian, and politician, as well as the general traveller, each in his separate vocation ; yet in the mean time this brochure is presented to them, premising that they must be contented to find in it what it professes to offer them, viz., such assistance only as may speed them in their pursuit of what is most beautiful and most sublime in that