Item #20621 Karlovy Vary, Climatic Health Resorts and the Tourist Movement. CZECHOSLOVAKIA.

Karlovy Vary, Climatic Health Resorts and the Tourist Movement

Published for the Association of Czechoslovak Spa Visitors and Friends of Karlovy Vary.

Undated, ca. 1928. 5 x 9 in., pp 35, [11] (ads), with illustrations from photographs. Wrappers somewhat soiled, faint odor of cigarette smoke; good. Karlovy Vary [called Karlsbad in Germnan and Carlsbad in English] is a spa town in western Bohemia known for its many hot springs. This book seeks to promote tourism to Czechoslovakia in general and Karlovy Vary in particular on the grounds that "visits to climatic spas and health resorts together with traveling are a necessity for educated people and are the best means for the prevention and cure of diseases and for the maintainence of health." The qualities of the different spas are described in some detail, as are the complaints treated and cures effected. For those who tire of bathing, there are also itineraries for walks and sightseeing excursions. One copy located in OCLC, at the National Library of the Czech Republic.

Item #20621

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