Book Details


Russia, with Teheran, Port Arthur, and Peking; handbook for travellers by Karl Baedeker; with 40 maps and 78 plans.
Published: Leipzig, K. Baedeker; New York, C. Scribner
Description: The Baedeker firm has been creating some of the best travel guides since the first half of the 19th century. This is the first edition of the English-language Russian travel guide, illustrated with two large fold-out maps, and numerous smaller maps and plans of cities and sites in Russia. This edition is particularly important as it was created on the eve of the outbreak of the Great War.
Condition/Repair: Remove tape from spine and maps, replace with archivally sound repairs.
Donation Needed: $150.00