List of Works By Mary Shelley - Travel Narratives

Travel Narratives

Title Authors First publication Manuscript Notes Online text
History of a Six Weeks' Tour through a Part of France, Switzerland, Germany, and Holland: with Letters Descriptive of a Sail round the Lake of Geneva, and of the Glaciers of Chamouni Mary Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley London: T. Hookham, Jun.; and C. and J. Ollier, 1817; revised and published as "Journal of a Six Weeks' Tour" and "Letters from Geneva" in Essays from Abroad, Translations and Fragments, by Percy Bysshe Shelley. Edited by Mrs. Shelley (London: Edward Moxon, 1840); revised and published as a single volume in 1845 (London: Edward Moxon) Two draft leaves in Mary Shelley's hand survive and are in the Abinger collection at the Bodleian library: Abinger Dep. b. 214/4. The Tour is Mary Shelley's first published work; it includes the first publication of Percy Shelley's poem "Mont Blanc". Google Books
Rambles in Germany and Italy, in 1840, 1842, and 1843 Mary Shelley 2 vols. London: Edward Moxon, 1844 Rambles is Shelley's last published work. Google Books

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