Auction 137, Lot 704

"Palestine and Syria Handbook for Travellers", Baedeker, Karl

Subject: Holy Land Guide Book

Period: 1898 (published)


Color: Printed Color

4.5 x 6.5 inches
11.4 x 16.5 cm

This extremely detailed handbook for travelers includes 20 fold-out maps, 48 city plans and a panorama of Jerusalem. The guidebook provides information covering routes and tour plans, sites of interest, hotels, expected traveling expenses, history and statistics. Third edition, revised and augmented. 16mo. 472 pp. Red cloth with gilt titles, marbled fore-edges, and an attached ribbon bookmark.


Condition: B+

Maps are in near fine condition, with light toning. Covers are lightly soiled, the text is detached from the spine and the front free-endpaper is loose. Front and back hinges starting.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/14/2011