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6 edition of Baedeker"s Italy found in the catalog.

Baedeker"s Italy

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Published by Arco .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7332481M
ISBN 100130558974
ISBN 109780130558978

Plans to publish guides on China and Japan had to be abandoned when war broke out in Baedeker always travelled incognito in order to catch hotels and restaurants off their guard. But I never seriously considered any of the offers. He also has a very dim view of the capabilities of women.

Inventory R-Box 65 Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Florian, his only son, was by his side and his cousin Hans, the son of his uncle Dietrich, was engaged in producing the motoring guides from Stuttgart. In short, they are entertaining but, unlike the real Baedekers, they have no information about where to stay or what time the museums open. Then, inthe series was relaunched. Reading the guides today you are struck by how patrician they are in their view of the world. Baedeker advises on intensely personal matters, recommending a precise thickness of tweed for hill walking in Switzerland and counselling the elderly on how to ward off chills when visiting continental cathedrals: 'As everybody knows, it is harmful to bring an overheated horse to its stall, and it is no better for men.

The ownership of the new venture was split down the middle between Langenscheidt and Mairs. For a century, Baedeker — founded in by German publisher Karl Baedeker — was the indispensable guide to Europe, the Middle East and beyond. Rising inflation, too, played its part in affecting tourism and the balance sheet of the publishing house. Subscribe to Rarebookreview today and get a month subscription to the bibliographical website www. In according to the source cited here Karl, afflicted with an incurable mental condition, moved to a sanatorium near Esslingen am Neckar where he remained for the rest of his life.


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Baedekers Italy book

Guides on other European countries followed in both German and English. He also has a very dim view of the capabilities of women.

It was something of a parlor game among reviewers to pick out the omissions and mistakes. There are listings for Protestant churches, social clubs, and for pensions, similar to the Pensione Bertolini. However, the "Karl Baedeker" brand name has been retained by all subsequent owners of the company, in one form or another.

It would be interesting to know what Baedeker might have made of the graves of Oscar Wilde and Jim Morrison. The volume includes an outstanding monograph on hieroglyphics and sage advice on how to treat donkey handlers: 'The proclivities of the donkey-boys for prodding the animals with pointed sticks and urging them to gallop should be sternly repressed.

He was This intractable approach led to a wonderful piece of self-control in a guide to Germany and the Austrian Empire : 'The writer of these lines made the steamer trip from Pola to Fiume at night.

The plastic wallet allows you to keep the guide and map together and ensures that both will survive in all weather. The new company was named "Wagner and Debes" with offices adjacent to the new Baedeker address. The critics did have a point. Inwardly he probably appreciated the compliment.

We will simply drift. In a matter of weeks it became a must-have accessory for the Grand Tourist. Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. The arrival of Nazism made things even worse for anything connected with tourism. He enquired of a bystander as to who had died and received a terse, Teutonic response: 'The man who wrote the book you are holding.

He first aroused my lifelong interest in travel. The slim guides called Baedeker-Shell guides were designed to fit into a man's jacket pocket or in the glove compartment of a car. Published in by Karl Baedeker, Publisher.

Returning to his guest he would excuse himself with: 'Yes, it's a terrible bore but Baedeker is on record as saying that I do this every day and I mustn't disappoint his readers. Learn more- opens in a new window or tab Change country: There are 1 items available.Buy the Paperback Book Tuscany Baedeker Guide by Baedeker at atlasbowling.com, Canada's largest bookstore.

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Leipsuc: Karl Baedeker, Hard Cover. Red covered volume with soiled spine. Title on spine bright. with soiling. Pages yellowed a bit. Edges marbled. front cover pulling slightly from binding.

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I will pick up Fodor's Italy. This is the edition of the Baedeker guidebook to Northern Italy. The publishing firm Baedeker produced some of the most popular portable travel guides of the 19th and early 20th century.

The guides contained itineraries, lists of buildings, monuments and museums, and recommendations for.