Antique Travel Reference: Osgood's Complete Pocket-Guide to Europe 1883 Maps, Routes, Points of Interest, Hotels, Railways


Title: Osgood's Complete Pocket-Guide to Europe

Description: Black leather covered stiff card wraps with gilt lettering. Light wear. A few penciled notes on the blank "memoranda" pages at the rear. Maps of continental Europe's railways, Great Britain and Ireland, London with underground railroads and principal thoroughfares and buildings, Paris, Switzerland, and Italy. xxiv, 497, plus [12] pp. ads. 5 x 3.5 inches.

A detailed travel guide to Europe for American's from the age of the steamship. Provides details on travel routes, points and objects of interest, fares, hotels, currency, etc. Also includes an eight page "Travellers' Telegraphic Code," intended to help with reducing the cost of sending telegraphs while abroad. Features some advertising for various bankers, British and French hotels, Thomas Cook & Son, plus other Osgood travel books. Also includes a list of all the names of US diplomatic and consular agents and the cities they're located in. Countries and regions covered: Ireland, North Wales, England (Liverpool, Lake District), Scotland, England (southern, London, Newcastle, etc.), Northern France (including Paris), Belgium, Holland, Germany and Austria, Southeastern Europe (Munich and the Tyrol), Switzerland, Italy, plus shorter sections on Southern France (Nice, Marseilles, etc.), Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Russia.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company

Place: Boston

Year: 1883

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Keywords: Travel

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