Baedekers Unter-Italien (Karl Baedeker, 15th edition 1911) Unteritalien Lower/Southern Italy with dustwrapper
Baedekers Unter-ItalienUnteritalien, Sizilien, Sardinien, Malta, Korfu
Leipzig: Karl Bædeker, Fünfzehnte Auflage [15th edition] 1911
A Baedeker guide in German covering Lower/Southern Italy, Sardinia, Malta and Corfu.
Hardback – publisher’s blind-stamped red cloth with gilt title to spine and front board; two sewn-in ribbon pagemarkers; edges of page-block marbled. In a plain light brown dustwrapper with circular (price?) label to rear. pp lvi, 490, endpapers (publisher’s list, map), 30 maps & 34 plans. An attractive bookseller/stationers label to title page. Size: 6.25 x 4.5 inches approx. (161mm x 113mm).
Dustwrapper rubbed and worn, especially spine ends and corner tips; short edge tears and creasing; larger tear to lower fold of front flap; dusty/grubby. Cloth lightly rubbed to extremities but generally clean, gilt dulled to spine; boards lightly knocked to corners. Pages a touch dusty otherwise generally clean throughout; occasional crease to pages/maps.
Overall, light wear but otherwise a nice, clean copy – uncommon to find in dustwrapper.
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