Appletons' travel guides

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Appletons' Hand-Book of American Travel: Southern Tour, 1873
Appletons' Railway & Steam Navigation Guide, December 1870

Appletons' travel guide books were published by D. Appleton & Company of New York.[1][2] The firm's series of guides to railway travel in the United States began in the 1840s. Soon after it issued additional series of handbooks for tourists in the United States, Europe, Canada and Latin America.[3]

List of Appletons' guides by geographic coverage[edit]

Canada[edit]

Europe[edit]

  • Appletons' European Guide Book, Part 2: Including Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Russia, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Greece, Egypt, Algeria, and the Holy Land, New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1878 . p.399-815

Latin America[edit]

  • E.C. Buley (1914). North Brazil. South American Handbooks. New York: D. Appleton & Co. 
  • V. Levine (1914). Colombia. South American Handbooks. New York: D. Appleton & Co. 
  • E.C. Vivian (1914). Peru. South American Handbooks. New York: D. Appleton & Co. 
  • E.C. Buley (1920). South Brazil. South American Handbooks. New York: D. Appleton & Co.  + Index

United States[edit]

  • Appletons' National Railway and Steam Navigation Guide for the United States and Canada (New York: D. Appleton & Co.). 1856-.  Check date values in: |date= (help)[7]

North & East USA[edit]

South & West USA[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Similar tourist guides to Europe issued in this period of the 19th century included Satchel Guides.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Appleton's Guide-Books". Appletons' Guide-Book to Alaska. D. Appleton and Co. 1893. 
  2. ^ "Appletons' Guides". Literary Era (Philadelphia). 1896. 
  3. ^ Catherine Cocks (2001), Doing the Town: the Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States, 1850-1915, Berkeley: University of California Press, ISBN 0520227468 
  4. ^ a b "Two Appleton Guide Books", New York Times, June 19, 1893 
  5. ^ Jozsef Borocz (1992). "Travel-Capitalism: The Structure of Europe and the Advent of the Tourist". Comparative Studies in Society and History 34. JSTOR 179354. 
  6. ^ "Satchel Guide for the Vacation Tourist in Europe", WorldCat (New York: Hurd & Houghton), 1872–1919, OCLC 1496133 
  7. ^ "Appletons' National Railway and Steam Navigation Guide for the United States and Canada". WorldCat. OCLC 702614642. Retrieved August 25, 2013. 
  8. ^ a b Thomas S. Graham (1973). "Who Wrote 'Barbour's Florida'". Florida Historical Quarterly 51. JSTOR 30145874. 
  9. ^ "Appletons' New York", New York Times, September 26, 1903 

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