A Five Years' Residence in Buenos Ayres
"[...]designs from Grecian and Roman history. A new coffee-house was opened in December, 1824, near the church of St. Michael. The music, illuminations, and fireworks, in front of the establishment, on the evening of its opening, attracted a great concourse of people. About four miles from town is a public-house called the York Hotel, kept by a native. Creolian masters and mates of vessels, upon their hired horses, at one dollar per afternoon, generally stop there; and the horses are so accustomed to it, that it is with difficulty they will go beyond it. In the coffee-houses the charges are very moderate: a wine-glass of liqueurs, brandy, or any other cordial, tea, coffee, and bread, half a real; with[...]."
- Paperback | 158 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 7.62mm | 254.01g
- 16 Jul 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations