Auction 137, Lot 410

"The United States with Excursions to Mexico, Cuba, Porto Rico, and Alaska", Baedeker, Karl

Subject: United States & Mexico Guide Book

Period: 1909 (published)


Color: Printed Color

4.5 x 6.5 inches
11.4 x 16.5 cm

This extremely detailed handbook for travelers includes 33 maps and 48 city plans. The guidebook provides information covering routes and tour plans, sites of interest, hotels, expected traveling expenses, history and statistics. Fourth edition, revised. 16mo. 724 pp. Red cloth with gilt titles, marbled fore-edges, and an attached ribbon bookmark.


Condition: C+

Maps are in near fine to very good condition, with light toning and a few fold separations. Covers are lightly soiled, the text is beginning to detach from the spine and the front and back hinges are starting. Pencil notes on title page and back pastedown.

Estimate: $55 - $75

Sold for: $70

Closed on 9/14/2011