Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1889. Fourth Edition. Octavo (16cm); light brown cloth, stamped in gilt and blind; lxxx, 431+42pp, pull-out maps (tipped-in). Spine tanned and warped; boards dampstained/soiled, toned, and worn, with dented extremities (especially the rear); margins creased, with corresponding split material across front pastedown. Bindings shaken, with exposed joints and lining at preliminaries; small tears, creasing, and minor foxing throughout interior. All edges marbled; ownership inscription on ffep (dated 1944). Overall Good.
This Baedeker guide to Norway and Sweden covers the usuals, with a rundown on each country's histories, culture, and geography, plus plenty of suggested travel routes, landmarks, and lodging facilities (with pull-out maps for the savvy tourist). Also included is a 42-page language guide that covers vocabulary and basic, helpful phrases in Swedish and Norwegian. HINRICHSEN E-227.