Heinrich August Ottokar Reichard - Handbuch für Reisende aus allen Standen - 1793

Description
Heinrich August Ottokar Reichard - Handbuch für Reisende aus allen Standen - 1793
Topography, Travels - Quantity: 1

Reichard’s famous travel guide for Europe, a true precursor of the Baedeker travel guides.

The book gives a lovely overview of the political and geographic layout of Europe at the end of the 18th century.

Contains extensive overviews and descriptions of:
- General travel tips.
- All European countries.
- Coinage and exchange rates of countries and cities (with fold-out table).
- Afternoon times of Italian cities (with fold-out table).
- Weights.
- Postal services.
- Notes concerning 102 European cities.
- 181 travel routes through a large part of Europe, the distance in miles.
- Etc.

Please see the photos.

The map mentioned in the title is missing. No evidence that it ever was in the book.

It is in reasonable to good condition.
Printed on soft, wood-containing paper which tends to curl at the corners. The paper cover is still attached via binding cords to the book block.
The bottom part of the cover is missing.

A rare, early travel guide in good condition.

Will be adequately packaged and shipped with Track & Trace.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Topography, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Heinrich August Ottokar Reichard
Book Title
Handbuch für Reisende aus allen Standen
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1793
Language
German
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Leipzig, in der Weygandschen Buchhandlung
Binding/ Material
Softback
Number of pages
599
Dimensions
22×13 cm
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