Guidebooks

Along with modern first editions, guide books are one of the most accessible places to start a collection of rare books. The classic guide books (Baedeker’s, Murray’s and Thomas Cook handbooks) were published at the beginning of the industrial revolution. As transport became easier, the nouveau riche sought to undertake grand tours of Europe and the Baedeker was an invaluable accompaniment, just as Lonely Planet guided young gap year students in the 80s and 90s.

As one of the internationally preeminent dealers in guidebooks we welcome all enquiries about such books; please contact Lucinda Boyle for more information.

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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Dalmatien und die Adria.

    £175
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Konstantinopel und Kleinasien, Balkanstaaten, Kleinasien archipel, Cypern.

    £300
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Egypt and the Sudan.

    £250
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Italie. Première Partie: L'Italie Septentrionale

    £350
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Great Britain. London and Its Environs.

    £125
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  • [Eastern Asia]

    An Official Guide to Japan

    £150
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  • TERRY, T. Philip

    Terry's Guide to Mexico.

    £70
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Egypt and the Sudan.

    £250
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Italy. Northern Italy

    £80
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Palestine and Syria

    £300
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    United States with Excursions to Mexico, Cuba, Porto Rico, and Alaska.

    £200
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Great Britain.

    £60
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Egypt and the Sudan.

    £120
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Great Britain.

    £80
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Palestine and Syria

    £250
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  • SCHINDLER, R.

    Guide to Cairo.

    £50
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  • ZIYAOGLU, Rakim; BURR, Malcolm, (translator)

    Tourist's Guide to Istanbul.

    £75
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  • MURRAY, John.

    India. Handbook India, Pakistan, Burma and Ceylon.

    £45
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, with excursions to Iceland and Spitzbergen.

    £45
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Egypt. Baedeker's Egypt 1929.

    £100
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  • BACON, Edwin M.

    Boston. A Pilgrim His Guide Book.

    £50
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    United States with Excursions to Mexico, Cuba, Porto Rico, and Alaska.

    £200
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Sachsen:

    £150
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  • MURRAY, John.

    A Handbook for Travellers on the Continent,

    £300
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  • [MURRAY, John.] FORD, Richard.

    The Handbook for Travellers in Spain

    £200
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  • MURRAY, John.

    A Handbook for Travellers in Central Italy,

    £150
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  • MURRAY, John.[and] WILKINSON, Sir Gardner.

    Handbook for Egypt;

    £225
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Spain and Portugal.

    £100
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    France. Southern France

    £50
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Germany. Southern Germany

    £80
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Germany. The Rhine

    £50
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Germany. Southern Germany

    £50
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Tyrol and the Dolomites

    £100
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Belgium and Luxemburg.

    £100
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    France. Northern France

    £50
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Germany. Berlin and its Environs.

    £90
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Austria together with Budapest, Prague Karlsbad, Marienbad.

    £120
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Greece.

    £200
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Greece.

    £175
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    United States with an excursion into Mexico.

    £400
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