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The Roads of Spain: A 5000 Miles Journey in the New Touring Paradise

The Roads of Spain: A 5000 Miles Journey in the New Touring Paradise

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The Roads of Spain: A 5000 Miles Journey in the New Touring Paradise

by Charles L. Freeston

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. Hardcover. Very Good. Prolific travel writer Charles L. Freeston's groundbreaking travelogue, The Roads of Spain, A 5000 Miles Journey in the New Touring Paradise. 75 historical photos. Views of motorcars, landscapes, cities, streets, architecture, native Spaniards and much more. Includes a detailed compilation of itineraries, a list of general and local information offices and an exceptionally detailed index. By 1930 Freeston's travelogues had become standards, if not classics in their own right, and were packed with striking imagery and precise descriptions. Also included: a 16 1/2" x 12 1/2" fold out map in back pocket of Spanish routes. Bound in dark-blue coated cloth with gilt lettering to spine panel. Dust jacket near flawless in archival Brodart sleeve. 270 pp. 7 1/4" x 5". Tight, immaculate copy with vivid blue binding and bright gilt lettering. Extremities near crisp. Unmarked front to back with bright internals. A remarkably presentable copy of a collectible European travelogue published shortly before all hell broke loose in Spain. Photographs of or additional information about this item are available on request. All inquiries answered promptly.

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. Hardcover. Very Good. Prolific travel writer Charles L. Freeston's groundbreaking travelogue, The Roads of Spain, A 5000 Miles Journey in the New Touring Paradise. 75 historical photos. Views of motorcars, landscapes, cities, streets, architecture, native Spaniards and much more. Includes a detailed compilation of itineraries, a list of general and local information offices and an exceptionally detailed index. By 1930 Freeston's travelogues had become standards, if not classics in their own right, and were packed with striking imagery and precise descriptions. Also included: a 16 1/2" x 12 1/2" fold out map in back pocket of Spanish routes. Bound in dark-blue coated cloth with gilt lettering to spine panel. Dust jacket near flawless in archival Brodart sleeve. 270 pp. 7 1/4" x 5". Tight, immaculate copy with vivid blue binding and bright gilt lettering. Extremities near crisp. Unmarked front to back with bright internals. A remarkably presentable copy of a collectible European travelogue published shortly before all hell broke loose in Spain. Photographs of or additional information about this item are available on request. All inquiries answered promptly.

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Bookseller
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Title
The Roads of Spain: A 5000 Miles Journey in the New Touring Paradise
Author
Charles L. Freeston
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
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Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Date Published
1930
Weight
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