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BAEDEKER, Karl.

Autograph Letter Signed to a Mr. Tuckett.

Stock Code
86270
Leipzig, 1877
£1,200

This letter, written by Karl Baedeker, gives an interesting insight into the workings of the Baedeker company and the detailed attention they devoted to their guide-books. Written two years after the publication of the first (German) edition of Palestine & Syria, and in the same year as the publication of the guidebook to Egypt, the letter shows the attention to detail Baedeker put into each work. Greece, the last part of his Oriental enterprise, appeared in 1883 six years later.

[English Translation]. 'Leipzig, September 3, 1882 Dear Mr. Tuckett This morning I received your valuable communication for 'Greece'. I am thanking you for this in the most heartfelt manner, as well as for the proposed additional help in the new project. I give you the assurance that I will take the same care of it as I did with the two volumes Palestine & Syria and Lower Egypt, so that all

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4pp. manuscript letter in German dated Leipzig 3rd September 1877.

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