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
Reizen - Aantal: 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.

Kavelgegevens
Object
Boek
Aantal boeken
1
Onderwerp
Reizen
Auteur/ Illustrator
Joanne Adolphe
Boektitel
Itinéraire descriptif et historique de la Suisse, du Jura français, de Baden-Baden et de la Forêt-No
Staat
Zeer Goed
Publicatiejaar oudste item
1841
Druk
Eerste druk
Taal
Frans
Oorspronkelijke taal
Ja
Uitgever
Paulin
Band
Halfleer
Aantal pagina‘s.
635
Afmetingen
18×12 cm
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