How the World Travels

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Produced by Chris Curnow, Mary Akers and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at http://www.pgdp.net (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive) Transcriber's note: Minor spelling inconsistencies, mainly hyphenated words, have been harmonized. Italic text has been marked with underscores. Obvious typos have been corrected. An "Illustrations II" has been added so as to include the illustrations not in the "ILLUSTRATIONS" section. HOW THE WORLD TRAVELS HOW THE WORLD TRAVELS BY A. A. METHLEY, F.R.G.S. ILLUSTRATED BY W. H. HOLLOWAY NEW YORK FREDERICK A. STOKES COMPANY PUBLISHERS CONTENTS CHAPTER PAGE I. TRAVEL IN THE OLDEN DAYS 1 II. COACHING DAYS 11 III. STRANGE VEHICLES OF EUROPE 21 IV. JOURNEYS THROUGH INDIA 32 V. THE CONVEYANCES OF CHINA AND JAPAN 41 VI. JOURNEYS THROUGH AFRICA 52 VII. JOURNEYS IN THE NEW WORLD 63 VIII. TRAVELLING IN THE WILDS 74 IX. THROUGH ICE AND SNOW 84 X. STRANGE TRAVEL IN STRANGE LANDS 95 XI. TRAVEL OF YESTERDAY AND TO-DAY 105 XII. THE TRAVEL OF TO-MORROW 117 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS PAGE PREHISTORIC SLED 3 EARLY CART WITH SOLID WHEELS 4 EGYPTIAN CHARIOT 5 ROMAN TRAVELLING CARRIAGE 6 ROMAN LITTER AND MOUNTING STOOL 7 EARLY SIDE-SADDLE 9 A MEDIVAL COACH 12 AN OLD FAMILY COACH 13 RIDING PILLION FASHION 14 SEDAN CHAIR 15 POST-CHAISE 16 IN THE WILD WEST 17 SEASIDE CARRIAGE DRAWN BY GOAT 22 BELGIAN DOG-DRAWN CART 25 SEDAN CHAIR, CONSTANTINOPLE 26 TURKISH MOURNING CAR 27 SCHIESSEL CAR 29 SICILIAN CART 30 CAR IN COLOMBO, CEYLON 33 BOMBAY CAR WITH HOOD 35 CONVEYANCE FOR ZENANA LADIES 36 EKKA 37 CAMELS HARNESSED TO CARRIAGE 38 CHINESE COUNTRY CHAIR 43 MULE PALANQUIN 44 WHEELBARROW OMNIBUS 45 A TRAVELLING TRADESMAN 46 CHINESE CART 48 JAPANESE RICKSHAW 49

Alice A. Methley

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