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Baedeker

series of guidebooks for travelers. [Travel: NCE, 207]
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On the Switzerland trip, for example, he occasionally mentions his traveling companions or Swiss people, but the journal conveys no sense whatever that in the 1860s the Alps were considered, by no less an authority than Baedeker's travel guides, to be positively overrun with tourists.
This fall, Badal and his brother, Jeff, hope to release an updated second edition of the 710-page guidebook, which is sort of a Baedeker's of roads not taken.
In English, the only true heirs of Baedeker as cultural guidebooks are the Blue Guides, founded in 1917 by Findlay and James Muirhead, who had compiled Baedeker's English-language guides and, following that brand's abrupt fall from favour in the UK in 1914, acquired the rights to Murray's Guides.
Hinrichsen, Baedeker's Reisehandbucher, 1832-1990 (Bevern: Hinrichsen, 1991) mentions many university professors, orientalists, cartographers, cooperating with the Koblenz (later Leipzig) publisher.
7] The Baedeker's Italy has no reference to Jewish culture and even those few pages devoted to catacombs list only those Christian and pagan.