charges. Houses of a more modest character, when good of
their class, are described as 'good' or 'very fair'. At the same
time the Editor does not doubt that comfortable quarters are
to be obtained at houses both of the first and second class that
he has not recommended or even mentioned. It should, how¬
ever, be borne in mind that hotels are liable to constant
changes, and that the treatment experienced by the traveller
otten depends on circumstances which can neither be fore¬
seen nor controlled.
The Editor begs to tender his grateful acknowledgments
to travellers who have sent him information for the benefit of
the Handbook, and hopes that they will continue to favour
him with such communications, especially when the result
of their own experience. Hotel- bills, with annotations showing
the traveller's opinion as to his treatment and accommodation,
are particularly useful.
To hotel-proprietors, tradesmen, and others the Editor
begs to intimate that a character for fair dealing and courtesy
towards travellers is the sole passport to his commendation,
and that advertisements of every kind are strictly excluded
from his Handbooks. Hotel-keepers are also warned against
persons representing themselves as agents for Baedeker's
R. = room, route.
A. = attendance.
L. = light.
B. = breakfast.
D. = dinner.
dej. = dejeuner (luncheon).
pens. = pension, i.e. board and lodging.
rfmts. = refreshments.
omn. = omnibus.
carr. = carriage.
A». = Avenue.
Boul. = Boulevard.
fr. = franc.
c. = centime.
N. = north, northern, etc.
S. = south, etc. Also, supper.
E. = east, etc.
W. = west, etc.
M. = Engl. mile.
r. = right.
1. = left.
ft. = En.l. foot.
kil. = kilometre.
kg. = kilogramme.
hr. = hour.
min. = minute.
ca. = circa (about).
comp. = compare.
The letter d after a name, with a date, indicates the year of the
Asterisks are used as marks of commendation.