MURRAY, John.

A Handbook for Travellers on the Continent,

£300

A Handbook for Travellers on the Continent,
being a Guide through Holland, Belgium, Prussia, and Northern Germany, and along the Rhine, from Holland to Switzerland, containing Descriptions of the principal Cities, their Museums, Picture Galleries, &c., the Railways and great High Roads, the most interesting and picturesque Districts, and the most frequented Baths and Watering Places, also, Directions for Travellers, and Hints for Tours.
London, John Murray, 1845.

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A Handbook for Travellers on the Continent,

Description

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

Description

Fifth edition. 8vo, xxxviii, [6 (tables)], 574, 24 (advertisements, partially unopened) pp., with linen-backed folding map; publisher’s red cloth gilt, a little faded with a few small marks, otherwise a very good copy.

Bibliography

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