Brussels Belgium Tourist Guide 1897 Hotel Bellevue & Flandre souvenir book w mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Guide de Burselles et Ses Environs - Souvenir des Hotels de Belle-Vue et de Flandre.
18th edition published 1897, Brussels by Ad. Mertens.
245 pages. Text in French. Illustrated throughout. Large color olding map at rear (paper is quite fragile and map is splitting along numerous fold lines).
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed ruled covers, all edges gilt.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, 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 1/4" H x 4 1/4" W.