Auction 137, Lot 562

"[Lot of 2] Riviera and South-Eastern France [and] The Traveller's Manual of Conversation in Four Languages, English, French, German, Italian with Vocabulary, Short Questions, Etc.", Baedeker, Karl

Subject: France Guide Book

Period: 1887-1931 (circa)

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4.5 x 6.5 inches
11.4 x 16.5 cm

A. Riviera South-Eastern France and Corsica the Italian Lakes and Lake of Geneva, published 1931, printed color. This extremely detailed handbook for travelers includes 82 maps and plans. The guidebook provides information covering routes and tour plans, sites of interest, hotels, expected traveling expenses, history and statistics. 16mo. 480 pp. Red cloth with gilt titles, marbled fore-edges, and an attached ribbon bookmark. Condition: Maps are in near fine condition. Spine is worn, and front cover is lightly soiled. A very sound copy. (A)

B The Traveller's Manual of Conversation in Four Languages, English, French, German, Italian. With Vocabulary, Short Questions, Etc., circa 1887, B&W. This lovely little handbook for travelers contains lists of vocabulary words and phrases by category, such as numbers, the earth, and "on board a steamboat." 16mo. 331 pp. Red cloth with gilt titles, and marbled fore-edges. Condition: Spine and covers are lightly soiled, back cover is cracked, and front free-endpaper is detached. Front pastedown has a library bookplate. (B+)

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Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/14/2011

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