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BAEDEKER, Karl

Palestine and Syria.

Stock Code
95625
LeipsicKarl Baedeker, 1894
£600

This is the famous edition which gave rise to a lawsuit brought by Howard.
Howard ( a hotel owner in Jaffa and Jerusalem) brought the lawsuit against Baedeker with reference to some disparaging remarks in this volume about his hotels. Howard won the lawsuit and Baedeker was ordered to remove the critical comments. However in the next edition Howard's hotels were omitted and his business suffered greatly as a result. Issued c.1894.

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Description

Second edition. cxx, 444pp, 17 maps, 44 plans and a panorama of Jerusalem, stamp on title-page, inner hinges slightly split; publisher's red cloth gilt, some minor staining to the upper cover; a very good copy.

Bibliography

Hinrichsen E254.

Stock ID:95625

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