Leipsic / NY: Baedeker / Scribner's, 1899. Second Revised Edition. Original Cloth. pp: c, 579 with index; complete with 19 maps in color (some folded) and 24 plans (some folded). Red cloth, gilt lettering. Prior owner's name and 1902 date on front endpaper. Spine expertly mended with original backstrip laid down. The US map at back is detached from the binding and intact. 6.25" x 4.25" Good. Item #038955
Baedeker lived here in the US,1890-1893, while he was preparing this handbook. He visited nearly every state and territory in the Union and came into "direct contact with representatives of practically every class." Includes chapters on: American Politics, by J.B. McMaster; US Constitution, by J. Bryce; Aborigines, by O.T. Mason; Physiography, by N.S. Shaler; Climate, by E.C. Wendt; Painting & Sculpture, by W.A. Coffin; Architecture, by M. Schuyler; Sports, by H.H. Neill; &c.