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Lehnhardt, J.

Illustrations to the Hand-book for Travellers on the Continent;

contained in a Series of Maps of the most frequented roads through Holland, Belgium and Germany, beautifully engraved, coloured, and more minutely and carefully laid down than in any Post-Map; with the By-Roads through the most interesting and picturesque Districts and with a great number of Plans of the principal Towns on the Continent drawn from the most recent surveys and engraved on stone by J. Lehnhardt, Part the First: Holland, Belgium, The Rhine
Publisher: John Murray and Son, London, 1840

First edition, hardback, original printed boards, 17 pages, [2] publisher’s list, title printed on both upper and lower boards in English and German, one general double-page map before title-page, 21 folding colour-outlined maps with town plans, 8 separate town plans, list of maps on front paste-down endpaper, completely lacking the cloth backstrip (spine) and the silk ties, light foxing to the versos of the maps, one inner-hinge very slightly cracking. Complete with all the maps and pages as called for, would benefit from re-binding. In Good condition.

Published as a companion to Murray’s ‘Hand-book for Travellers on the Continent’. Includes a list of the principal hotels and inns along the routes shown on the maps; taxes for posthorses, postillions and Waggonmasters; and a table of comparative values of German and foreign coins.


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