A handbook for travellers in Algeria

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Página 68 - QUEEN'S HOTEL (On the Esplanade.) Patronised by Her Majesty the Queen of Holland. THIS magnificent Hotel has recently been greatly enlarged, entirely re-arranged, and handsomely furnished, having a frontage of over 170 feet, all the rooms of which overlook the sea. It is the only Hotel that commands a full and uninterrupted view of Mount's Bay. Apartments en яи ¡If. Penzance stands unrivalled for the variety and quiet beauty of its scenery, whilst the mildness of its climate is admirably adapted...
Página 63 - ELSKES. — This very comfortable first-class hotel, delightfully situated on the banks of the Lake, Is the only one in the town commanding an entire view of the Alps from Mont Blanc to the ' summit of the Appenzell. It is so constructed as to afford the greatest tranquility, which, combined with careful attendance, renders the hotel a most desirable residence for families.
Página 9 - Sitting-room, with Piano and Library. It is conducted under the immediate superintendence of the Proprietor, who endeavours, by the most strict attention and exceedingly Moderate Prices, to merit the continued patronage of Knglish and American visitors.
Página 62 - ... to resume his firing until the close of the action, when, by the aid of a land breeze, which turned about half-past eleven into a tremendous storm of thunder and lightning, the fleet was able to draw out from the batteries. Nothing had been able to resist the concentrated and well-directed fire, and the sea defences of Algiers, with a great part of the town itself, had by this time been shattered and reduced to ruin. This success was only purchased at heavy cost, for the British casualties, considering...
Página 51 - Specimens, larger, in cabinet, with five trays 550 300 Specimens, larger, in cabinet, with nine drawers . . . . 10 10 0 400 Specimens, larger, In cabinet, with thirteen drawers . ... 21...
Página 9 - Dependance consist of One Hundred and Sixty Sleeping Apartments, elegant Sitting-rooms, and a Garden for the use of visitors. Extensive and airy Dining-room, and a comfortable Public Sitting-room, with Piano and Library. It is conducted under the Immediate superintendence of the Proprietor, who endeavours...
Página 51 - Lias, Oolite, Wealden, and Cretaceous Groups. TERTIARY FOSSILS from the Woolwich, Barton, and Bracklesham Beds, London-clay, Crag, Sec. In the more expensive collections some of the specimens are rare, and all more select.
Página 68 - Penzance stands unrivalled for the variety and quiet beauty of its scenery, whilst the mildness of its climate is admirably adapted to invalids. Apartments en suite. Ladies
Página 24 - Vaults, contains One Hundred Front Rooms. These apartments combine elegance and comfort, and most of them fronting either the Theatre...
Página 51 - Interesting science, a knowledge of which affords so much pleasure to the traveller in all parts of the world. * A collection for Five Guineas which will Illustrate the recent works on Geology"by Ansted.

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