[189] pp, 6 3/4" H. Colour pictorial boards, yellow cloth spine with blue/green lettering, integral ribbon bookmark. Illustrated title page and 14 additional drawings, plus decorations on folded colour map laid in band at rear of book by Karel Muller. Additional small b&w drawings by Jiri Rehak. B&w photographs, fold-out map of city transportation routes (trolley-buses, trams, municipal buses) in red/black/blue/white, two page "Plan of Excursions into the Environs of Prague in red/black/white. A mid-20th century guide to the city of Praha (Prague), Czechoslovakia. Sections headings: A Sketch of the City's History and Development; Objects of Interest; Science and Culture; Physical Training and Sport; Walks; Excursions into the Environs of Prague; General Information; Vocabulary; Index of Names; General Index. Very light browning to endpapers; boards have a bump at bottom corner, moderate edge wear, very light rubbing and some wrinkling on front board.


Author Name: Finlayson-samsourova, Roberta, English version. Jana Hofmeistrova, Ivan Pfaff, Frantisek Suic, Jan Petr, Boris Houdek, Stanislav Sigmund.

Illustrator: Karel Muller.

Categories: History and Travel,

Publisher: Praha, Sportovni a Turisticke Nakladatelstvi: 1960

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good+

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 30433

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