List of Baedeker Guides

Baedeker Guides are travel guide books published by the Karl Baedeker firm of Germany beginning in the 1830s.[1][2]

Baedeker's Paris, 1860

List of Baedeker guides by year of publicationEdit

1850s (in German)Edit

  • Die Schweiz. Handbuch für Reisende, nach eigener Anschauung und den besten Hülfsquellen bearbeitet (5th ed.), Coblenz: Karl Baedeker, 1854, OCLC 40530640
  • Handbuch für Reisende in Deutschland und dem Oesterreichischen Kaiserstaat, 1 (6th ed.), Coblenz: Karl Baedeker, 1855, hdl:2027/hvd.hnnsed, OCLC 991880404
  • Die Rheinlande von der Schweizer bis zur Holländischen Grenze (9th ed.), Coblenz: Karl Baedeker, 1856, hdl:2027/hvd.hnnyc7, OCLC 793694443
  • Deutschland und das österreichische Ober-Italien: Handbuch für Reisende (8th ed.), Coblenz: Karl Baedeker, 1858, hdl:2027/hvd.hnnsec, OCLC 794648931
  • Die Schweiz, die italienischen seen, Mailand, Turin, Genua: Handbuch für Reisende (8th ed.), Coblenz: Karl Baedeker, 1859, hdl:2027/hvd.hnnsec, OCLC 29490441
  • La Suisse, les lacs italiens, Milan, Turin, Gênes et Nice: Manuel du Voyageur (in French) (4th ed.), Coblenz: Karl Baedeker, 1859, hdl:2027/uva.x001702608, OCLC 887682060

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1888Edit

  • Belgium and Holland (9th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1888, OCLC 05970948
  • The Eastern Alps, Including the Bavarian Highlands, the Tyrol, Salzkammergut, Styria, Carinthia, Carniola, and Ithria (6th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1888, OCLC 02699377
  • Paris and its environs, with routes from London to Paris, and from Paris to the Rhine and Switzerland (9th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1888, OCLC 01464139.

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1920sEdit

  • Switzerland, Together with Chamonix and the Italian Lakes (26th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1922, OCLC 4248970
  • Canada (4th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1922
  • Berlin and its Environs (6th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1923
  • London and its Environs (18th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1923
  • Paris and its Environs (19th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1924
  • Northern Germany (17th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1925
  • The Rhine - From the Dutch to the Alsatian Frontier (18th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1926
  • Tyrol and the Dolomites (13th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1927
  • Great Britain (8th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, Leipzig, 1927
  • Italy from the Alps to Naples (3rd ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1928
  • Switzerland (27th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1928
  • Southern Germany (13th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1929
  • Austria, Together with Budapest, Prague, Karlsbad, Marienbad (12th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1929
  • Egypt and the Sudan (8th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1929

1930sEdit

  • Northern Italy (15th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1930
  • Rome and Central Italy (16th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1930
  • Southern Italy (17th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1930
  • London and its Environs (19th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1930
  • The Riviera. South-Eastern France and Corsica, the Italian Lakes and Lake of Geneva (1st ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1931
  • Belgium and Luxemburg (16th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1931
    • Note: the 15 editions before this were published as Belgium and Holland
  • Paris and its Environs (20th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1932
  • Germany (Olympic Games) (1st ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1936
  • Great Britain (9th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1937
  • Switzerland (28th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1938
  • Madeira, Canary Islands, Azores, Western Morocco (1st ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1939

1940sEdit

No English Baedekers published.

The first post-World War II old-style Baedekers in English were published in the 1950s by Karl Baedeker Verlag, Hamburg, after the firm was revived in 1948.

1950sEdit

  • Munich and its Environs (1st ed.), Hamburg: Karl Baedeker, 1950
  • London and its Environs (20th ed.), Hamburg: Karl Baedeker, 1951
  • Northern Bavaria (1st ed.), Hamburg: Karl Baedeker, 1951
  • Frankfurt and the Taunus (1st ed.), Hamburg: Karl Baedeker, 1951
  • Frankfurt and the Taunus (2nd ed.), Hamburg: Karl Baedeker, 1953
  • Southern Bavaria with Excursions to Innsbruck and Salzburg (1st ed.), Hamburg: Karl Baedeker, 1953
  • London and its Environs (21st ed.), Hamburg: Karl Baedeker, 1955
  • Munich and its Environs (2nd ed.), Hamburg: Karl Baedeker, 1956

1960sEdit

  • Frankfurt and the Taunus (3rd ed.), Freiburg: Karl Baedeker, 1960
  • Cologne and Bonn with Environs (1st ed.), Freiburg: Karl Baedeker, 1961
  • Tyrol and Salzburg (1st ed.), Freiburg: Karl Baedeker, 1961
  • Berlin (7th ed.), Freiburg: Karl Baedeker, 1965
  • Great Britain, Vol. I - Southern England, East Anglia (10th ed.), Freiburg: Karl Baedeker, 1966
  • Great Britain, Vol. II - Central England, Wales (10th ed.), Freiburg: Karl Baedeker, 1968

1970sEdit

  • Great Britain, Vol III - Northern England (10th ed.), Freiburg: Karl Baedeker, 1970
  • Berlin (Abridged ed.), Freiburg: Karl Baedeker, 1971–1975

List of Baedeker guides by geographic coverageEdit

 
Baedeker's Paris, 1931

With a few exceptions, classic Baedekers were published in German, English and French. These lists enlist the English Baedekers only. Where geographical areas were not covered in English editions this is indicated.

AlaskaEdit

See Canada and United States

Alaska became the 49th state of the United States on January 3, 1959.

AlbaniaEdit

  • In German only: Dalmatia, Western Yugoslavia, Albania viz. Dalmatien und die Adria, Westliches Südslawien, Istrien, Budapest, Albanien, Korfu. Karl Baedeker, Leipzig, 1929.

AlgeriaEdit

See Mediterranean

AndorraEdit

See Spain

AustriaEdit

  • Austria, Together with Budapest, Prague, Karlsbad, Marienbad (12th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1929

BelgiumEdit

Bosnia and HerzegovinaEdit

See Austria

BurmaEdit

See India (Indien).

CanadaEdit

CeylonEdit

See India (Indien).

ChinaEdit

See Russia for Peking.

CroatiaEdit

Austria-Hungary including Dalmatia, Bosnia, Bucharest, Belgrade, and Montenegro (10th ed. 1905) and (11th ed. 1911), Karl Baedeker, Leipzig.

CubaEdit

See United States

CzechoslovakiaEdit

See Austria

CyprusEdit

See Turkey and Palestine

DenmarkEdit

See Norway

EgyptEdit

EstoniaEdit

See Russia.

FinlandEdit

In German title only; Schweden, Finnland und die Hauptreisewege durch Dänemark, Karl Baedeker, Leipzig, 1929

See also Russia

FranceEdit

  • The Riviera. South-Eastern France and Corsica, the Italian Lakes and Lake of Geneva (1st ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1931

GermanyEdit

1870s-1880s
1890s-1900s
1910s-1920s
  • Northern Germany (17th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1925
  • The Rhine - From the Dutch to the Alsatian Frontier (18th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1926
  • Southern Germany (13th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1929
1930s-1950s
  • Germany (Olympic Games) (1st ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1936
  • Munich and its Environs (1st ed.), Hamburg: Karl Baedeker, 1950
  • Northern Bavaria (1st ed.), Hamburg: Karl Baedeker, 1951
  • Frankfurt and the Taunus (1st ed.), Hamburg: Karl Baedeker, 1951
  • Frankfurt and the Taunus (2nd ed.), Hamburg: Karl Baedeker, 1953
  • Southern Bavaria with Excursions to Innsbruck and Salzburg (1st ed.), Hamburg: Karl Baedeker, 1953
  • Munich and its Environs (2nd ed.), Hamburg: Karl Baedeker, 1956

GibraltarEdit

See Spain

Great BritainEdit

GreeceEdit

HungaryEdit

See Austria

IcelandEdit

See Norway

IndiaEdit

In German only: Indien including Ceylon, Burma, Siam, parts of Malaya, Java (1st ed.), Karl Baedeker, Leipzig, 1914.

In 2013, Michael Wild, the Baedeker historian (see Karl Baedeker), published his translation of the 1914 Indien edition into English.

IndonesiaEdit

See India (Indien) for Java.

IranEdit

See Russia for Teheran.

IraqEdit

See Palestine for Babylonia.

IrelandEdit

Ireland appeared only in the German editions of Great Britain viz. Grossbritannien (4th and last ed.), Karl Baedeker, Leipzig, 1906.

Isle of ManEdit

See Great Britain, in particular:

  • Great Britain (7th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1910
  • Great Britain (8th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, Leipzig, 1927
  • Great Britain (9th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1937

ItalyEdit

JordanEdit

See Palestine for Petra.

LatviaEdit

See Russia.

LebanonEdit

See Palestine

LibyaEdit

See Italy (Southern) and Palestine

LiechtensteinEdit

  • Tyrol and the Dolomites (13th ed.), Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, 1927
  • Switzerland (28th ed.), Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, 1938
  • Only passing references to Vaduz in most of the other Switzerland editions.

LithuaniaEdit

See Russia.

LuxembourgEdit

See Belgium

MadeiraEdit

  • Madeira, Kanarische Inseln, Azoren, Westküste von Marokko (1st ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1934 (only German edition).
  • Madeira, Canary Islands, Azores, Western Morocco (1st ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1939 (only English edition).

MalayaEdit

See India (Indien).

MaltaEdit

See Italy (Southern)

MediterraneanEdit

MexicoEdit

See United States

MonacoEdit

See France (Southern France editions)

MontenegroEdit

  • Austria-Hungary including Dalmatia, Bosnia, Bucharest, Belgrade, and Montenegro (10th ed. 1905) and (11th ed. 1911), Karl Baedeker, Leipzig.

MoroccoEdit

See Mediterranean

NetherlandsEdit

See Belgium

NorwayEdit

PalestineEdit

PolandEdit

See Russia and Germany

PortugalEdit

See Spain

RomaniaEdit

  • Austria-Hungary including Dalmatia, Bosnia, Bucharest, Belgrade, and Montenegro (10th ed. 1905) and (11th ed. 1911), Karl Baedeker, Leipzig

RussiaEdit

San MarinoEdit

See Italy *Rome and Central Italy.

SerbiaEdit

See Yugoslavia

Siam (Thailand)Edit

See India (Indien).

SloveniaEdit

See Croatia

SpainEdit

SudanEdit

See Palestine

SwedenEdit

See Norway

SwitzerlandEdit

SyriaEdit

See Palestine

Trans-Siberian RailwayEdit

See Russia (1st ed, 1914), Karl Baedeker, Leipzig.

TunisiaEdit

See Mediterranean

TurkeyEdit

  • In German only: Constantinople and Asia Minor viz. Konstantinopel und Kleinasien, Karl Baedeker, Leipzig, 1905
  • In German only: Constantinople and Asia Minor viz. Konstantinopel und Kleinasien, Balkanstaaten, Archipel, Cypern (2nd ed.), Karl Baedeker, Leipzig, 1914
  • In 2015, Michael Wild, the Baedeker chronicler, published his translation into English of the 1914 Konstantnopel edition in German (ISBN 9781326174477 ).

United StatesEdit

YugoslaviaEdit

  • In German only: Dalmatia, Western Yugoslavia, Albania viz. Dalmatien und die Adria, Westliches Südslawien, Istrien, Budapest, Albanien, Korfu , Karl Baedeker, Leipzig, 1929.
  • Austria-Hungary including Dalmatia, Bosnia, Bucharest, Belgrade, and Montenegro (10th ed. 1905) and (11th ed. 1911), Karl Baedeker, Leipzig.

See alsoEdit

  • Karl Baedeker - the founder of Verlag Baedeker, the Baedeker publishing firm.
  • Baedeker - for the history of the House of Baedeker.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rudy Koshar (July 1998). "'What Ought to Be Seen': Tourists' Guidebooks and National Identities in Modern Germany and Europe". Journal of Contemporary History. 33 (3): 323–340. JSTOR 261119.
  2. ^ Sara Blair (2004). "Local Modernity, Global Modernism: Bloomsbury and the Places of the Literary". English Literary History. 71.

Further readingEdit

  • Alex Hinrichsen (1991), Baedeker's Reisehandbücher, 1832-1990 (in German) (2nd ed.), Bevern: U. Hinrichsen, ISBN 3922293190, OL 1519466M, 3922293190

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