Scheveningen Hague Holland den Haag c.1890's tourist souvenir album beach scenesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Travel, Tourism, Netherlands, Holland, The Hague, Scheveningen, Beach Scenes, Pictorial Albums).
Souvenir de Scheveningue.
Published 1890's, Amsterdam by A. Jager.
12 leaves. Accordion style binding. Text in Dutch. Illustrated throughout with original photographs.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover decorations, card stock backings with mounted albumen photos, each identified.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, cleaner than typical, small inoffensive damp staining at spine ends of cloth (not affecting images), 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. 7" H x 4 1/2" W.