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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  • [Eastern Asia]

    Official Guide to Eastern Asia.

    £2,500
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Austria, including Hungary, Transylvania, Dalmatia, Bosnia.

    £90
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  • MURRAY, John

    Germany. Handbook for Southern Germany.

    £325
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  • MURRAY, John.

    Handbook for the Ionian Islands, Greece, Turkey, Asia Minor, and Constantinople;

    £375
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Deutschland. Autoführer. Deutsches Reich (Grossdeutschland)

    £350
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Grossbritannien. London nebst Ausflügen nach Süd-England, Wales und Schottland,

    £250
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Grossbritannien. England (ausser London), Wales, Schottland und Irland

    £200
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Ägypten.

    £150
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Deutschland. Schlesien, Riesengebirge, Grafschaft Glatz.

    £350
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Palästina und Syrien.

    £600
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Deutschland. Deutsches Reich und Einige Grenzgebiete.

    £250
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Deutschland. Baedeker's Autoführer. Band 1. Deutsches Reich (Ohne Das Land Oesterreich)

    £300
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  • WILLIAMSON, Herbert W. Serra.

    The Tourist Guide-book of Spain.

    £50
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  • MURRAY [and] CUNNINGHAM, Peter.

    Modern London; or London as it is.

    £200
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  • TERRY, T. Philip

    Terry's Guide to Mexico.

    £50
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Greece.

    £175
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Österreich.

    £75
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Norway, Sweden and Denmark

    £70
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Norway, Sweden and Denmark

    £75
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Italy. Third Part: Southern Italy and Sicily.

    £40
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Allemagne Partie Meridionale. Appendice a L'Allemagne du Nord.

    £100
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Great Britain. London and its Environs.

    £120
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl

    Great Britain. London and its Environs.

    £50
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  • BAEDEKER, Karl.

    Germany. Northern Germany.

    £200
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  • MURRAY, John.

    Handbook For Travellers in Northern Italy.

    £275
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  • MURRAY, John.

    Handbook for Travellers in Egypt;

    £175
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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

    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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  • SCHINDLER, R.

    Guide to Cairo.

    £50
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