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MURRAY, John.

Continent. Handbook for Travellers on the continent:

being a guide through Holland, Belgium, Prussia and Northern Germany, and along the Rhine, from Holland to Switzerland.

Stock Code
106731
London, John Murray, 1845
£500

The first edition to mention a Baedeker in a Murray Handbook.

This edition contains the first mention of Baedeker in a Murray Handbook. Murray writes in the introduction that 'He has also derived considerable benefit from a German translation of the handbooks executed by Mr Baedeker, an intelligent bookseller of Coblenz'.

Endpapers dated 'August, 1845'.

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Description

Fifth edition. pp. xxxviii, [6], 574, 24 adverts on blue paper dated 1845 at rear, one folding map at rear, previous owner's notes in pencil on endpapers and half-title, lacks one page of publisher's adverts; publisher's brown cloth gilt, slightly faded and stained on lower cover; overall a good copy.

Bibliography

Lister 11.

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