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 publication


1850s (in German)

  • 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

1860s

1870s

1871
1872
1873
1874
1875
1876
1877
1878
1879

1880s

1880
1881
1882
1883
1884
1885
1886
1887
1888
  • 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.
1889

1890s

1890
1891
1892
1893
1894
1895
1896
1897
1898
1899

1900s

1900
1901
1902
1903
1904
1905
1906
1907
1908
1909

1910s

1920s

  • 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

1930s

  • 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

1940s

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.

1950s

  • 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

1960s

  • 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

1970s

  • 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 coverage


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.

Alaska

See Canada and United States

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

Albania

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

Algeria

See Mediterranean

Andorra

See Spain

Austria

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

Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

See Austria

Burma

See India (Indien).

Canada

Ceylon

See India (Indien).

China

See Russia for Peking.

Croatia

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

Cuba

See United States

Czechoslovakia

See Austria

Cyprus

See Turkey and Palestine

Denmark

See Norway

Egypt

Estonia

See Russia.

Finland

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

See also Russia

France

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

Germany

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

Gibraltar

See Spain

Great Britain

Greece

Hungary

See Austria

Iceland

See Norway

India

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.

Indonesia

See India (Indien) for Java.

Iran

See Russia for Teheran.

Iraq

See Palestine for Babylonia.

Ireland

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

Isle of Man

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

Italy

Jordan

See Palestine for Petra.

Latvia

See Russia.

Lebanon

See Palestine

Libya

See Italy (Southern) and Palestine

Liechtenstein

  • 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.

Lithuania

See Russia.

Luxembourg

See Belgium

Madeira

  • 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).

Malaya

See India (Indien).

Malta

See Italy (Southern)

Mediterranean

Mexico

See United States

Monaco

See France (Southern France editions)

Montenegro

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

Morocco

See Mediterranean

Netherlands

See Belgium

Norway

Palestine

Poland

See Russia and Germany

Portugal

See Spain

Romania

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

Russia

San Marino

See Italy *Rome and Central Italy.

Serbia

See Yugoslavia

Siam (Thailand)

See India (Indien).

Slovenia

See Croatia

Spain

Sudan

See Palestine

Sweden

See Norway

Switzerland

Syria

See Palestine

Trans-Siberian Railway

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

Tunisia

See Mediterranean

Turkey

  • 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 States

Yugoslavia

  • 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 also


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

References


  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 reading


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