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A Handbook for Travellers in Switzerland. Part I. Switzerland without the Pennine Alps

A Handbook for Travellers in Switzerland. Part I. Switzerland without the Pennine Alps

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A Handbook for Travellers in Switzerland. Part I. Switzerland without the Pennine Alps

by Murray, John

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Eighteenth edition. John Murray. 1892. Octavo. viii, 2pp additions and corrections dated 1894, (2)pp addendum dated 1893, Great Eastern Railway, 420pp, xlv index, Murray's Handbook Advertiser, 1894-1895, 60pp. 16 maps and plans, including the additional 3 maps engraved in 1893. Turquoise endpapers with publisher's ads. Light pencil signature to upper margin of title. Occasional spotting. Original red cloth, gilt to spine and upper board. A little faded and spotted to spine. Corners slightly rubbed. All maps and plans are crisp with no misfolding.

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Title
A Handbook for Travellers in Switzerland. Part I. Switzerland without the Pennine Alps
Author
Murray, John
Book Condition
Used
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Edition
18th edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John Murray
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1892
Size
8vo
Weight
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Keywords
Murray's Handbook, travel, Switzerland
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Europe; Travel Guide Books;

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