Book Description

Bradshaw’s Continental Guide and Handbook published by Adams, London November 1854. (Number 54, 11th Month 1854). In stiff cloth covers size 16 by 13 cm. 208 pages. This pocket guide is described as a Traveller’s Manual for the Whole Continent of Europe. It includes a map of the railways of Europe, a map of France and plans of the cities of Paris, Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent, Mayence, The Hague, Ostend, Frankfurt and the Rhine plus a folding chart of European currencies. An early example of a guide for railway travellers with information on timetables, hotels, itineraries and tips for the intrepid. Repairs to front hinge and a recent green cloth spine. Several of the maps are in a fragile condition with occasional tears and one is detached but all appear to be present and complete. Owner’s name in ink above the advertisements in the front endpaper. Good condition with these qualifications.
Author Bradshaw
Date 1854
Binding Hardback
Publisher Adams
Condition Good
Pages 208

Price: £250.00

Offered by Arthur Hook

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