Portable Paradise: Baedeker, Murray and the Victorian Guidebook
Author: KEATES JONATHAN
Pub Date: 28/04/2011
Availability: In stock
Generations of English tourists have been dependent on travel guides, whether for information on art history, or for practical advice. Keates's lively cultural history of the guide-book, based on his own unparalleled collection, shows that the Englishman has always revealed most about himself when he is abroad.