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Grant Allen's Historical Guides
Publisher: Grant Richards. Country: United Kingdom. Date:1897-1912.

Certain titles in this series were also published in United States by:
- A. Wessels Company, New York
- Henry Holt & Co., New York
- McBride, Nast & Co., New York
- L. C. Page & Co., Boston.

Certain titles were also published in Italy by: Libreria S. Rosen, Venice.

Grant Allen's Historical Guides: Cities of Belgium (Grant Richards) (image)

Grant Allen's Historical Guides: Cities of Belgium
London, Grant Richards, 1902 (Grant Allen's Historical Guides).
Hardback in green ribbed cloth binding. Upper board and backstrip blocked and lettered in gilt. Radial corners (i.e. rounded corners of outside edges of covers and pages). 230 pages. Maps. Size: Octavo.

Series Note: Full Series Name: "Grant Allen's historical guide books to the principal cities of Europe treating concisely and thoroughly of the principal historic and artistic points of interest therein".

Published by Grant Richards, 9 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London.

Grant Allen (1848-99) as a Canadian science writer and novelist. Read his biography on Wikipedia here.

Grant Allen's original introduction to the series as well as a page on "How to Use the Guide-books" -- appears in: The Cities of Northern Italy - George C. Williamson, Litt.D., London: Grant Richards, 1908 (Grant Allen's Historical Guides). 2nd edition. [Online copy.]

Titles Published

Christian Rome by J. W. and A. M. Cruickshank.

The Cities of Belgium by Grant Allen.
(Covers Bruges, Ghent, Brussels, Antwerp.)

The Cities of Northern Italy by George C. Williamson, Litt.D.
(Covers Milan, Verona, Padua, Bologna, Ravenna.)

Classical Rome by H. Stuart Jones.

Florence by Grant Allen.

Paris by Grant Allen.

The Smaller Tuscan Towns by J. W. and A. M. Cruickshank.

Venice by Grant Allen.

The Umbrian Towns by J. W. and A. M. Cruickshank.

Titles Announced but Not Published

The Cities of Northern France (Rouen, Amiens, Blois, Tours, Orleans).

Dresden (including Nuremberg, etc.).


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