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RARE ORIGINAL THIRD REICH GERMAN TRAVEL GUIDEBOOKS
Nazi travel guide books
Most book collectors will know that it is easy to find and buy travel guidebooks for European destinations for years before 1933 and after 1945. Finding original Third Reich and World War II editions in good condition for a reasonable price in the German language is difficult, and in the English language it is becoming nearly impossible.

On this USMBOOKS web page we offer the web's largest selection of rare original Third Reich Reiseführer or travel guides. There are rare examples in German and in the English language and all are individually priced.
 

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This original 1939 Grieben guidebook of Thuringia is **SOLD**
 
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ORIGINAL 1937 GRIEBEN THIRD REICH TRAVEL GUIDE GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN

This original 1937 Grieben guidebook of Garmisch-Partenkirchen
is for sale for $65.00 delivered by Media Mail in the continental USA
 
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ORIGINAL 1939 GRIEBEN THIRD REICH TRAVEL GUIDE DOLOMITEN (SÜD-TIROL - NORTHERN ITALY)

This original 1939 Grieben guidebook of the Dolomites is offered for
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1937 Grieben Reisefuehrer Band 165 Garmisch-Partenkirchen
This is a rare original 4-1/8 x 6-1/8 inch, 130 page hardcover Grieben Reiseführer or travel guidebook for Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Zugspitze und Mittenwald dated 1937. This is the 11th Edition with 7 maps and 10 photos and illustrations. It covers the area in southern Bavaria mentioned in the title as well as the Mad Ludwig royal palaces near Füssen, the route to Innsbrück and has a special winter sports appendix.

This Nazi guidebook starts with a map of Germany showing the location of Garmisch-Partenkirchen where the 1936 Winter Olympics were held, and the routes to get to the area. Other maps show the mountains and peaks around Garmisch-Partenkirchen, highways and alpine passes near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the area between Munich and Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and city maps of downtown Innsbruck and Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Chapters include information on the geography of the area, animal and plant life, population, the tourist industry, etc. Then of course, practical details about traffic, hotels, spas, crossing alpine passes, cablecars, winter and summer sport possibilities, etc.. There are hiking trip suggestions, scenic alpine drives, etc.   There are photos of the Zugspitze, Garmisch-Partenkirchen in spring, Schloss Linderhof, the public swimming pool at Oberammergau, and others.

This 1937 Grieben Reiseführer Band 165 for Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Zugspitze and Mittenwald is complete and in good used condition and even the original 79 year old Kartensucher, a little pull-out ruler to help read the maps, is still there.

1939 Grieben Reisefuehrer Band 136 DOLOMITEN
This is an original 4 x 6 inch, 208 page softcover Grieben Reiseführer or travel guidebook for the Dolomiten, the Dolomite Mountains in northern Italy straight south of Munich and Innsbruck in Nazi Germany. This is the 5th Edition from 1939 with 87 maps and 18 photos and illustrations. It covers the area south of the Brenner Pass and has a special section with information for people traveling by car.

Inside the front cover is a big 11 x 13-½ inch color map of the area from Munich to Venice. Inside the back cover is a 14 x 15 inch color fold-out map with Brixen (Bressanone in Süd Tirol) in the north , Bolzano in the west, Belluno in the east and to Trient and Vittorio in the Veneto in the south. It includes the famous Italian ski resorts of Cortina d'Ampezzo and Castelrotto.
Chapters include information on the geography of the area, animal and plant life, population, the tourist industry, etc. Then of course, practical details about traffic, hotels, spas, crossing alpine passes, winter and summer sport possibilities, etc. There are hiking trip suggestions, scenic alpine drives, etc. Germans in Grossdeutschland were much attracted to this area in Italy that they called Süd Tirol because much of it had belonged to Austria until the end of World War I, and there were many German speaking residents living there (there still are!).

There are photos of the Bolzano, the Gossenpaß, Madonna do Campiglio, the castle at Meran, Pragser Wildsee, and others.

This 1939 Grieben Reiseführer Band 136 for the Dolomites is complete and in very good used condition and the original 77 year old Kartensucher, a little pull-out ruler to help read the maps, is still there.
1939 Grieben Reiseführer Thüringen
Hotel Deutscher Hof
This is an original 4 x 6 inch, 322 page Grieben Reiseführer or travel guidebook for Thüringen, the state of Thuringia for the year 1939. This soft cover Third Reich German language guidebook contains historical information about big cities in the eastern part of Germany like Weimar, Eisenach, Erfurt, Gotha, Leipzig and Jena it as well as information about climate, public transportation, lodging, theaters, museums, churches, walking tours through cities, day trips in Thuringia.
This original Third Reich tourist guide has 19 tipped-in fold-out maps, 40 pictures of well-known historic sights in Thüringen, and there are 24 pages of advertising by hotels and restaurants in the back.
The handy pull-out Sucher or "Map Searcher" inserted in a special slot next to the 14-½ x 16 inch fold-out map inside the back cover is still there. This accessory to make it easier to read the map is usually missing from old guidebooks like this one.

This 77 year old Grieben Reiseführer is in very condition. A rare hard to find Nazi era guidebook and a treasure trove of information for Third Reich historians and collectors.

Also for sale on USMBOOKS.com the rare 1944 Grieben guidebook for Prague as well as original Third Reich tourist brochures and pamphlets.

1939 GRIEBEN THIRD REICH TRAVEL GUIDE THURINGIA, GERMANY

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