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Switzerland together with Chamonix and the Italian Lakes: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker

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The Handbook for Switzerland was first issued in 1863 and is now in its twenty-seventh edition. The chief object of the book is to enable the traveller so to employ his time, his money, and his energy that he may derive the greatest amount of pleasure and instruction from his visit. The systematic arrangement of Baedeker’s handbooks has proved itse
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Hardcover, 27th Revised Edition, 618 pages
Published 1928 by Karl Baedeker, Leipzig (first published 1863)
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Feb 04, 2015 ^ rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: travellers to & residents of Switzerland
Every so often an entry makes one sit up at think. Page 33, the entry for Friedrichshafen states that the Zeppelin Airship sheds are only 10 min North of the town station, but ‘no visitors’. Even in 1928 the recent memory of the Zeppelin raids over Britain must have remained painful.

Innocence is swiftly restored. A little further down, the entry for Lindau, observes that the hotels are ‘often crowded in Summer.’ Ahha. Back to REAL problems!
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