Lot 18 of 457:
Baedeker's United States first edition 1893  

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Title:
The United States with an Excursion into Mexico Handbook for Travelers
Author:
Baedeker, Karl
Place:
Leipsic & London
Publisher:
Karl Baedeker / Delau and Co.
Date:
1893
Description:

c, 516 pp. With 39 color maps & plans, most double-page or folding. (12mo) 16x10.5 cm (6¼x4¼"), original red cloth lettered in gilt, all edges colored with feather pattern. First Edition.

The first edition of Baedeker's guide to the United States. The maps are of regions and the plans are maps of cities. Includes plans of New York, San Francisco, New Orleans, etc., and the maps include Yellowstone National Park and Yosemite Valley.

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Condition:
Slight rubbing to ends of spine and corners of boards, spine sunned; marginal toning with occasional foxing, small tears on edges of folding national map; very good.
 
Item number:
304614
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