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GUIDES FOR TRAVELLERS.
BELGIUM AND THE RHINE:
WITH MAPS AND PLANS.
AND THE ALPS OF SAVOY:
WITH RAILWAY EXCURSIONS FROM IT, ETC. ETC.
THE GREAT CITIES OF GERMANY:
BERLIN, VIENNA, MUNICH, DRESDEN,
I. VENICE AND NORTHERN ITALY.
II. ROME, NAPLES, AND SOUTHERN ITALY.
THIS new series of GUIDES FOR TRAVELLERS has been prepared for publication at a moderate price, in the hope and belief that such compact volumes will be acceptable to the yearly-increasing number of Tourists. Steam, that has placed nearly all Europe within reach of the summer holiday-maker, by economizing time and money, has also done another service; it has rendered needless all the old directions about post-roads and cross-roads, post-horses, and tolls, and drivers' fees and drink-money, and a score of other nuisances that in old times made travelling costly and troublesome. Now the Tourist has only to take his railway ticket, at a fixed price, from civil clerks, and that part of the business is complete. The lines run to all the places best worth seeing, and Guide-Books on the old system are obsolete, with the roads and villages they discoursed about. It is to select a home illustration-no longer necessary to give a history of Brentford and of Hounslow, to while away the time of the tra veller along a dusty road to Windsor. And so of places abroad. A railway and steam-boat Guide-Book is what is needed, with full accounts of chief places only. This is now offered, in the sincere hope that it may be acceptable to that great patron of all useful attempts-the Public. Any corrections or suggestions for future editions will be gladly received by the publisher, Mr. D. BOGUE, Fleet Street, London.