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Traveller's Manual of Conversations
12020-09-09T13:34:43-04:00Kelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f597plain2020-09-09T13:59:06-04:00Kelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f5Karl Baedeker's Traveller's Manual of Conversation in Four Languages, English, French, German, Italian was a 19th century bestseller with a poetics all its own. Here is the preface page of the 20th edition, published 1870 in Coblenz. This copy is held at Harvard Library and is available freely via Google Books.
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12020-09-02T16:33:35-04:00No superabundance of matter.8In the preface to his "Traveller's Manual of Conversations" (first published in 1836), Baedeker explained his preference for curation over indiscriminate inclusion. (Click on the entry to read the quote.)plain2020-09-11T10:03:21-04:002020-09-02T14:05In the preface to his "Traveller's Manual of Conversations" (first published in 1836), Baedeker explained his preference for curation over indiscriminate inclusion: