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  • The garden of Hyères

    a description of the most southern point on the French Riviera

    Adolphe Smith [Headingley]  (1846-1924)

     

    hardcover

    135 pages

    this book finishes with 17 separate ads for various local businesses of the time

    The Fleet Printing Works, London, & H. Souchon, Hyères, France • 1882



    Adolphe Smith [Headingley], between 1914-15, Bain News Service, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Adolphe Smith Headingley, a radical journalist who had made a name as the writer of text in the first photographic album on workingclass London (Street Life in London, London: S. Low & Co., 1877).  As a member of the First International, he had opposed Marx in 1871.  A member of the Social Democratic Federation, he turned to the French Possibilists and wrote slanderous articles against Marx and his associates in 1884.


    INDEX.


    CHAPTER I.

    From London to Hyères


    CHAPTER II.

    Hyères: its Climate, its Medical and Sanitary Aspect


    CHAPTER III.

    The Vegetation of Hyères

    "It is difficult to believe that in France, not more than thirty hours' post from London, while still within the pale of advanced Western civilization, we can live in a semi-tropical climate surrounded by all the marvels of vegetation which are generally associated with distant colonies and semi-barbaric southern countries.  There is no better proof of the climatic advantages of Hyères that the vegetation that grows in the open, flowers in winter, and survives uninjured the coldest months of the year."


    CHAPTER IV.

    Natural Sciences at Hyères


    CHAPTER V.

    The History of Hyères


    CHAPTER VI.

    The Old Town and Castle


    CHAPTER VII.

    Round and About Hyères on Foot


    CHAPTER VIII.

    Round and About Hyères on Wheels


    CHAPTER IX.

    "The Golden Islands"


    CHAPTER X.

    Hyères Present and Future


    APPENDIX.

    General Information


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