Berne Switzerland Souvenir Tourist Album c. 1900 pictorial travel bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Travel, Tourism, Europe, Switzerland, Berne, Souvenir Albums, Architectural Views).
Souvenir de Berne.
Published c. 1900, Berne, Switzerland.
c. 52 pages. Text in French & German. Profusely illustrated throughout.
Publisher's oblong cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover decorations, original plain protective cardboard/ cloth case (slightly defective, missing one edge of cover and one edge broken off the base box).
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn but remarkably clean and bright, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 6" H x 9" W.