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The Car That Went Abroad Motoring Through the Golden Age   By: (1861-1937)

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THE CAR THAT WENT ABROAD

BOOKS BY ALBERT BIGELOW PAINE

For Grown ups

THE CAR THAT WENT ABROAD THE LURE OF THE MEDITERRANEAN DWELLERS IN ARCADY FROM VAN DWELLER TO COMMUTER MOMENTS WITH MARK TWAIN MARK TWAIN'S LETTERS MARK TWAIN: A BIOGRAPHY PEANUT: THE STORY OF A BOY SHORT LIFE OF MARK TWAIN LIFE OF THOMAS NAST THE TENT DWELLERS

For Young Readers

THE BOYS' LIFE OF MARK TWAIN HOLLOW TREE NIGHTS AND DAYS THE HOLLOW TREE AND DEEP WOODS BOOK THE HOLLOW TREE SNOWED IN BOOK

Small books of several stories each, selected from the above Hollow Tree books:

HOW MR. DOG GOT EVEN HOW MR. RABBIT LOST HIS TAIL MR. RABBIT'S BIG DINNER MAKING UP WITH MR. DOG MR. 'POSSUM'S GREAT BALLOON TRIP MR RABBIT'S WEDDING MR. CROW AND THE WHITEWASH MR. TURTLE'S FLYING ADVENTURE WHEN JACK RABBIT WAS A LITTLE BOY

HARPER & BROTHERS, NEW YORK ESTABLISHED 1817

[Illustration: "THE NORMANDY ROAD TO CHERBOURG IS AS WONDERFUL AS ANY IN FRANCE" See p. 226]

THE CAR THAT WENT ABROAD

Motoring Through the Golden Age

by

ALBERT BIGELOW PAINE

Author of "Dwellers in Arcady," "The Ship Dwellers," etc.

Illustrated from drawings by Walter Hale

[Illustration]

Harper & Brothers Publishers New York and London

Copyright, 1921, by Harper & Brothers

CONTENTS

Part I

THE CAR THAT WENT ABROAD

CHAPTER PAGE I. DON'T HURRY THROUGH MARSEILLES 3 II. MOTORING BY TRAM 9 III. ACROSS THE CRAU 19 IV. MISTRAL 27 V. THE ROME OF FRANCE 30 VI. THE WAY THROUGH EDEN 40 VII. TO TARASCON AND BEAUCAIRE 43 VIII. GLIMPSES OF THE PAST 48 IX. IN THE CITADEL OF FAITH 52 X. AN OLD TRADITION AND A NEW EXPERIENCE 58 XI. WAYSIDE ADVENTURES 65 XII. THE LOST NAPOLEON 72 XIII. THE HOUSE OF HEADS 79 XIV. INTO THE HILLS 85 XV. UP THE ISÈRE 89 XVI. INTO THE HAUTE SAVOIE 94 XVII. SOME SWISS IMPRESSIONS 101 XVIII. THE LITTLE TOWN OF VEVEY 113 XIX. MASHING A MUD GUARD 123 XX. JUST FRENCH THAT'S ALL 127 XXI. WE LUGE 131

Part II

MOTORING THROUGH THE GOLDEN AGE

I. THE NEW PLAN 143 II. THE NEW START 146 III. INTO THE JURAS 151 IV. A POEM IN ARCHITECTURE 160 V. VIENNE IN THE RAIN 164 VI. THE CHÂTEAU I DID NOT RENT 168 VII. AN HOUR AT ORANGE 172 VIII. THE ROAD TO PONT DU GARD 178 IX. THE LUXURY OF NÎMES 182 X. THROUGH THE CÉVENNES 186 XI. INTO THE AUVERGNE 193 XII... Continue reading book >>




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