Leading the Blind: A Century of Guidebook Travel 1815-1914
Guide books led the traveller in the 19th century, giving the latest information on travelling conditions as well as instructing on the places to visit. Murray and Baedekers guides, as well as covering all parts of Europe, featured Peking, Canada, the United States, Japan and New Zealand. This book contains unusual information taken from Alan Sillitoe's collection of guides.
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CHAPTER ONE Officer Eaten by a Bear
CHAPTER THREE Getting There
CHAPTER FIVE Switzerland
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