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FUHRER FUR LUZERN, VIERWALDSTATTERSEE UND UMGEBUNG [GUIDE TO LUCERNE AND LAKE LUCERNE REGION] J.C. Heer 1896 5th ed Softcover Good
By Heer, Jakob Christoph
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Switzerland, 1896, 5th edition. 160 pp includes 20 pp vintage ads, b/w illustrations, 2 (color) folding maps, 1 large and multiple folded view of the city (from Gütsch towards the lake and the Alps) with panorama and alpine pointer at the lower edge. Brown laminated rigid softcover with gilt titles and decoration. "Souvenir Offiz Verkehrsbureau Luzern" [Souvenir Official Traffic Bureau Lucern]
Good, readable copy with failed binding. Pages are loose in sections and individually. 

Along with Ernst Zahn, Heer was a travel writer and the most successful representative of the Swiss homeland novel. He wrote in simple language, but with a tendency to dramatic emphasis, he described the inception of modern technology and tourism into the mountainous landscape inhabited by primitive people. 

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