Name British Travel Writing: Women's Travel Writing, 1780–1840
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This project aims to restore visibility to 139 women who published travel books as authors, co-authors, contributors, letterpress writers, editors, and translators during a period in which women’s travel writing became established in Britain and Ireland.


British Travel Writing: Women's Travel Writing, 1780–1840. University of Wolverhampton, 2014,

Title List

Displaying 25 titles of 58 total.

ID Title Author Firms (City) Date Edition
6795 A dialogue between a lady and her pupils, describing a journey through England and Wales; in which a detail of the different arts and manufactures of each city and town is accurately given; Interspersed with Observations and Descriptions in Natural History. Designed for young ladies and schools. By Mrs. Brook. Brooke, Charlotte
14451 A Journal of Voyages and Travels, by the Late Thomas Rees, Serjeant of Marines. Published for the Benefit of the Author's Orphan Daughter. Rees, Thomas
1813 A journey made in the summer of 1794, through Holland and the western frontier of Germany, with a Return down the Rhine: to which are added Observations during a tour to the lakes of Lancashire, Westmoreland, and Cumberland. By Ann Radcliffe. Radcliffe, Ann
Radcliffe, William
George, George, and John Robinson (London)
5515 A residence in France, during the years 1792, 1793, 1794, and 1795; described in a series of letters from an English lady: with general and incidental remarks on the French character and manners. Prepared for the press by John Gifford, Esq. author of the History of France, letter to Lord Lauderdale, &c. In two volumes. Biggs, Rachel Charlotte
Thomas Norton Longman (London)
5136 A sketch of modern France. In a series of letters to a lady of fashion. Written in the years 1796 and 1797, during a tour through France. By a lady. Edited by C. L. Moody, LL.D. F.A.S. Beaumont, Louise Elisa
Thomas Cadell and William Davies (London)
14469 A Summer amongst the Bocages and the Vines. By Louisa Stuart Costello. Author of “Specimens of the Early Poetry of France.” In Two Volumes. Costello, Louisa Stuart
Richard Bentley (London)
14445 A Tour in the Isle of Wight, in the Autumn of 1820. Currente Calamo. Unknown,
14450 A Young Englishman's First Residence in Jamaica. By a Widow. Unknown,
1156 Africa Described, in Its Ancient and Present State; Including Accounts from Bruce, Ledyard, Lucas, Horneman, Park, Salt, Jackson, Sir F. Henniker, Belzoni, the Portuguese Missionaries, and Others, down to the Recent Discoveries by Major Denham, Dr. Oudney, and Captain Clapperton; Intended for the Use of Young Persons and Schools. By Mrs. Hofland Hofland, Barbara
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green (London)
1828 1
470 An Account of the Abipones, an Equestrian People of Paraguay. From the Latin of M. Dobrizhoffer, Eighteen Years a Missionary in that Country. In Three Volumes. Dobrizhoffer, Martinus
John Murray II [Albemarle] (London)
1822 1
13681 An Account of the American Baptist Mission to the Burman Empire: in a Series of Letters, Addressed to a Gentleman in London. By Ann H. Judson. Judson, Ann
13682 An Appendix to the Descriptions of Paris. By Madame Domeier. Domeier, Esther Lucie
Samuel Leigh (London)
694 Belgium and Western Germany in 1833; Including Visits to Baden-Baden, Wiesbaden, Cassel, Hanover, the Harz Mountains, &c. &c. By Mrs. Trollope, Author of “Domestic Manners of the Americans.” In Two Volumes. Trollope, Frances
John Murray II [Albemarle] (London)
14465 Domestic Manners and Social Condition of the White, Coloured, and Negro Population of the West Indies. By Mrs. Carmichael, Five Years a Resident in St. Vincent and Trinidad. In Two Volumes. Carmichael, Alison Charles
Whittaker, Treacher, and Co. (London)
6931 Eleven additional letters from Russia, in the reign of Peter II. By the late Mrs. Vigor. Never before published. With a preface and notes. Vigor, Jane
James Dodsley (London)
353 England in 1835. Being a Series of Letters Written to Friends in Germany, During a Residence in London and Excursions into the Provinces: By Friedrich von Raumer, Professor of History at the University of Berlin, author of the "history of the Hohenstaufen", of the "history of Europe from the end of the fifteen century", of "illustrations of the history of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries", &C. &C. Translated from the German, by Sarah Austin. von Raumer, Friedrich Ludwig Georg
John Murray II [Albemarle] (London)
14452 Excursions in Madeira and Porto Santo, during the Autumn of 1823, While on His Third Voyage to Africa; by the Late T. Edward Bowdich, Esq. Conductor of the Mission to Ashantee, Honorary Member of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, and Member of Various Other Learned Societies Both Foreign and Domestic. To Which Is Added, by Mrs. Bowdich, I. A Narrative of the Continuance of the Voyage to Its Completion, Together with the Subsequent Occurrences from Mr. Bowdich’s Arrival in Africa to the Period of His Death. II. A Description of the English Settlements on the River Gambia. III. Appendix: Containing Zoological and Botanical Descriptions, and Translations from the Arabic. Illustrated by Sections, Views, Costumes, and Zoological Figures. Lee, Sarah Bowdich
George B. Whittaker (London)
11697 First impressions on a tour upon the continent in the summer of 1818, through parts of France, Italy, Switzerland, the borders of Germany, and a part of French Flanders. Baillie, Marianne
John Murray II [Albemarle] (London)
10544 Fruits of enterprize exhibited in the travels of Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia: interspersed with the observations of a mother to her children. By the author of "The India cabinet." Wilson, Lucy Sarah Atkins
John Harris and Son (London)
14462 History of the Isle of Man, with a Comparative View of the Past and Present State of Society and Manners; Containing also Biographical Anecdotes of Eminent Persons Connected with that Island. By H.A. Bullock. Bullock, Hannah Ann
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown (London)
14443 Italian Scenery. From Drawings Made in 1817, by Miss Batty. John Rodwell and Martin (London)
1041 Journal of a Residence in Chile, during the year 1822,and a Voyage from Chile to Brazil in 1823. By Maria Graham. Callcott, Maria
John Murray II [Albemarle] (London)
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green (London)
672 Journal of a Residence in India. By Maria Graham. Illustrated by Engravings. Callcott, Maria
Archibald Constable and Co. [High Street] (Edinburgh)
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown (London)
14463 Journal of a tour in France, in the Years 1816 and 1817. By Frances Jane Carey. Carey, Frances Jane
John Taylor and James Augustus Hessey (London)
14468 Journal of a Tour in France, Switzerland, and Italy, During the Years 1819, 20, and 21. Illustrated by Fifty Lithographic Prints, from Original Drawings, Taken in Italy, the Alps, and the Pyrenees. By Marianne Colston. In Two Volumes. Colston, Marianne
G. and W. B. Whittaker (London)