This antiquarian book contains an account of Philip Gilbert Hamerton’s voyage along the river Saône, first published in 1897. Along with detailed maps and beautiful illustrations, Hamerton’s journey is chronicled through a series of familiar letters addressed to the author’s friend and publisher, Mr. Richmond Seeley. Written primarily on board the boat, this fascinating and adventurous account will appeal to those interested in the areas discussed, and constitutes a must-read for anyone with an interest in the life and work of Philip Hamerton. Philip Gilbert Hamerton (10 September 1834 – 4 November 1894) was an English author, artist, and art critic. Other notable works by this author include: "Etching and Etchers" (1866) and "Round my House" (1876). Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly hard to come by and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.