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Published in London in 1890 this is the First Edition of this account of Five Victorian Gentleman from England taking a long boating holiday in Germany where they travelled and rowed the rivers Werra, Neckar, Main & Danube, in a skiff. Camping along the way, the book is bound in bevelled edged pictorial boards titled in gilt, just over 7.5 inches tall, 278 pages illustrated with twenty maps, including a large folding map showing the routes of their journey’s and a frontispiece. The covers are rubbed at edges with some fraying to cloth at corners, spine ends and edges, internally bears an old W H Smith library label to front pastedown, with couple of blind stamps, old ownership name to half title dated 1898, there is a short tear and crease to the large folding map at point where it connects to the book with no loss, a few foxing marks else contents generally clean A GOOD ACCEPTABLE EXAMPLE OF THIS SCARCE TITLE
Author Arthur A. Macdonnell
Publisher Edward Stanford