Auction 137, Lot 632

"La Russie Manuel Du Voyageur", Baedeker, Karl

Subject: Russia Guide Book

Period: 1902 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

4.5 x 6.5 inches
11.4 x 16.5 cm

This extremely detailed handbook for travelers includes 19 maps and 32 city plans, with text in French. The guidebook provides information covering routes and tour plans, sites of interest, hotels, expected traveling expenses, history and statistics. Third edition, revised. 16mo. 476 pp. Red cloth with gilt titles, marbled fore-edges.


Condition: C

Most maps are in near fine to very good condition, with light toning and a few fold separations. Two maps are in poor condition. Covers are lightly soiled, spine is beginning to detach from the spine and the front and back hinges are starting. Some notations written in ink from a previous owner scattered throughout text.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $55

Closed on 9/14/2011