Berner Oberland Switzerland Tourist Album c.1900 w/ 25 color chromolithos viewsBrian DiMambro
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Travel, Tourism, Europe, Switzerland, Bern, Swiss Alps, Souvenir Albums).
Album vom Berner Oberland.
Published c. 1900, Zurich, Switzerland by Photoglob Co.
c. 50 pages. Text in German & French. Illustrated with 25 lovely chromolithographed views.
Publisher's cloth binding, oblong format, gilt title lettering, pictorial cover paste down.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn with some pronounced old damp staining, covers displaying damage, some plates with light to moderate ripple, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object. Despite the damp staining, virtually all the views still display well.
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 8" W.