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A Prague Guide for Proletarian Travelers

Průvodce Prahou [A guide to Prague].

Prague: Svaz československých dělnických turistů, [1934]. Octavo (18 × 12.1 cm). Original photo-illustrated wrappers by L. Šmíd; 145, [2] pp. About very good; light overall wear and nick to upper spine extremity.

Scarce guidebook to Prague issued by the Czechoslovak Union of Proletarian Tourists, which sought to turn tourism, hiking, and other forms of sightseeing and recreation via travel into something accessible to Czech workers of the interwar period, rather than only more financially secure layers of society. Appealing wrapper design by L. Šmíd incorporating a photography by one Mrázek. The author (1877-1952) was a Czech historian and pedagogue who was engaged in developing tourism in Czechoslovakia. See also: Jan Štemberk, "Dělnická turistika v meziválečném Československu"). As of August 2020, KVK and OCLC only show the copy at the Czech National Library.

Book ID: 50906

Price: $125.00