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German publisher of a series of travel guidebooks (1801-1859)

any of a series of travel guidebooks published by the German firm founded by Karl Baedeker

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Reading this made me ask: Maybe it would have been easier for him to just send the Baedeker Guide to Calamba?
10) Karl Baedeker, Switzerland, with neighbouring Lakes of Northern Italy, Savoy, and the adjacent districts of Piedmont, Lombardy and the Tyrol.
They were called the Baedeker Raids as it was believed the targets were selected from a set of travel guides published by Karl Baedeker (1850-1859), a German national.
Phyllis Ginger's Catherine Place in Bath shows the genteel street in lovely pencil and watercolour, with one house suddenly missing - the result of some of the Baedeker raids - and one of the few works to show the impact of war, though there are dark portents in others.
5) Baedeker tambien incluyo informacion para realizar una excursion a Tanger.
At the start, a group of teachers and pupils at an Exeter girls' school flee to the safety of an air raid shelter as the city is devastated in the Baedeker raids of 1942.
Peter Baedeker, president of Curious Cork Wine Importers, based in Napa, Calif.
Among her favourites is the time she pulled an old Baedeker guide to Egypt off the shelf and out of it fell two rail tickets that had belonged to Charles Currelly, first director of the ROM of Archaeology.
This Baedeker raid on the North, worthy of the Nazis, is an outrageous act of political spite by southern Tories against cities that send Labour MPs to Westminster.
Although Kokoro is not a novel but rather a cultural Baedeker, it maintains the reader's interest and attention throughout.
To sharpen the profile of Goethe's portrayal of Venice and also to establish a kind of base line against which the singularity of the poet's mode of apprehending can be understood, the author also employs a variety of contemporaneous travel guides, including Goethe pere's Viaggio in Italia, Volkmann's three-volume Historisch-kritische Nachrichten von Italien (the Baedeker of the day), and Archenholtz's wide-ranging survey of all things Italian, along with other previously overlooked guidebooks.
My first thought was that even the undiscerning traveller going out in the noonday sun of the Anna-UPA arena might be moved to pack up bag and Baedeker and hie back to hearth, home and football hooliganism.
Since the 1800s travel to cities such as Cairo, Damascus and Beirut had captured the imaginations of those with a fancy for a first hand experience of the exotic but interest in the more challenging desert destinations was fueled by the publication of a new genre of travel book aimed at the general public, such as the first Baedeker guide for Palestine and Syria, which appeared in 1878.
Eliot's life as a literary Baedeker is devoted to re/mapping a Europe and a European culture/literature imbued with alternate otherness, diversity, and heterogeneity: "It is the final perfection, the perfection, the consummation of the American to become, not an Englishman, but a European--something which no born European, no person of any European nationality can become" (Eliot, "In Memory of Henry James" 1).
He had previously had fun with the Baedeker name-dropping of Volpone, and later turned to Roman history with Sejanus and Catiline (astonishingly, the favourite tragedy of the seventeenth century).