Italy Alps to Naples 1907 Baedeker's Guide with original paper dust jacketBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Travel Guides, Italy, Alps, Venice, Rome, Florence, Genoa, Baedeker's Guide, Books with Maps).
Italy from the Alps to Naples, by Karl Baedeker.
2nd edition published 1909, Leipzig by Karl Baedaeker.
398 pages. Text in English. Folding color lithographed map at front. 25 maps, 52 plates.
Period cloth binding with original plain paper dust jacket with title label, marbled edges. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents very fresh and clean, a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting. Jacket well preserved, small chipping at spine ends, uniform darkening as typical. Baedeker dust jackets are uniformly scarce/ rare as they were plain and intended to be discarded as soon as the book was purchased and started being used.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6 1/4" H x 4 1/2" W.