1924 Handbook Replica Edition


The original 1924 Handbook - "South America in a nutshell". 

Packed with fascinating insights into international travel 93 years ago, this edition tells us the best clothing to pack for a steamer ship journey; advice on choosing pack animals; how to sustain good health in the tropics; information on commerce in 1920s South America, by country.


The South America of 1924 included Rio de Janeiro without the Christ the Redeemer statue (not completed until 1933); Brazil without its modern capital city (Brasilia did not exist until 1956); Peru where Machu Picchu had been discovered less than 15 years previously; Cuba before Castro, Guevara and the Cuban Revolution.

You are able purchase a copy of this snapshot in travel history here.

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