New York: D. Appleton, 1878. 13th Edition. Hardcover. 12mo or short 8vo, 2 volumes elegantly bound in full red morocco with all edge gilt, folding clasps to keep volumes closed in very good condition as is the binding in general. There is light to moderate soiling of covers, contents generally very good or better, but there are a few cases of stained pages, light foxxing and age toning of paper.
All maps and plans called for are present, plus a couple of extras- a Rail Road map of Europe, and a map of the Rhine. pagination is a bit confusing. in part 1 there are ca. 10 pages of ads, then pages 1-12, then xxviii called "Hotel Appendix", then 13- 396, then index pages 793- 815 followed by ca. 50 pages of adverts. Part 2 has 1-28 then "Hotel appendix" of xxviii, then pages 397- 815, which includes index, then ca. 50 pages of adverts at the back. The pocket maps appear to have been mostly folded for the past 140 years as they has small holes at corners of folds and some small closed tears. Part one covers far western Europe while Part 2 covers Northern Europe, Eastern Europe and Egypt and the Holy Land. There is mention of a vocabulary of travel talk, but this is not found. Note: due to size and weight shipping outside the USA or priority shipping may cost more than an average book. Very good / No Jacket. Item #4931