Joanne Adolphe - Itinéraire descriptif et historique de la Suisse, du Jura français, de Baden-Baden et de la Forêt-No - 1841

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Joanne Adolphe - Itinéraire descriptif et historique de la Suisse, du Jura français, de Baden-Baden et de la Forêt-No - 1841
Reisen - Anzahl: 1

Good copy Glazed brown half leather. Spine with false raised bands. Gilded fillets. Green morocco title label on the spine.
The first Joanne Guide.
First edition of the first print, illustrated in frontispiece with a Swiss military flag-bearer surrounded by the crests of the 22 cantons coloured by hand, a fold-out map printed on silk engraved after Keller by A.M. Frémin and 2 fold-out plates: The Mont-Blanc mountain range as seen from Bréven and the Bernese Alps as seen from the surroundings of Bern. The oldest guide in French by Adolphe Joanne (1813-1881), lawyer then journalist, traveller and unrepentant walker who far surpassed Ebel’s German guide and Murray’s English one. The book was a huge success and was reprinted several times (1853, 1857, 1858, 1859). In 1852 Joanne quite direction of L’Illustration founded in 1843 by Charton and Paulin to create a collection at Hachette, the Guide Joanne, careful compilations with descriptions of routes by post coach, train, and by foot, historical details on the places visited, practical advice, maps and plans. Many volumes were published during the years 1850-1860, some of which were written by the young geographer Élisée Reclus. In 1919, the publisher Hachette would transform the Guides Joanne collection to the Guides Bleus.

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Objekt
Buch
Anzahl der Bücher
1
Thema
Reisen
Autor/ Illustrator
Joanne Adolphe
Buchtitel
Itinéraire descriptif et historique de la Suisse, du Jura français, de Baden-Baden et de la Forêt-No
Zustand
Sehr gut
Erscheinungsjahr (ältestes Objekt)
1841
Ausgabe
Erstauflage
Sprache
Französisch
Originalsprache
Ja
Verlag
Paulin
Bindung
Halbleder
Anzahl der Seiten
635
Abmessungen
18×12 cm
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