German Railways Official Guide c.1910 nice pictorial 6 vol. set w/ mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Travel, Tourism, German Empire, Kingdom of Prussia, Railway Guides, Books with Maps).
German Railways Official Guide.
Published c. 1910, Cologne by Graven & Bechtold for the Royal Prussian State Railway.
6 issues, each c. 32 pages plus covers. Text in English. One cover signed by artist (in plate) Ernst Liebermann. Contents of all are different, profusion of views and images throughout all.
Nice art nouveau style covers.
Publisher's photographic pictorial paper wrappers. Bound together with original decorative binding string through punched hole at top left corner. One issue has a special map post card within as issued.
Items are physically old and shows some signs of handling and time.
Paper covers gently age worn, slight rubbing, some small top corner creasing to a couple, short edge split to final one, lot remains overall clean and attractive.
Text block paper is gently toned, light signs of handling, internally still well preserved, tight, sound. Very nice group, each pamphlet quite pleasing by itself.
Still attractive on the shelf. The fragile pamphlets display a pleasing and unique age patina and are in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how these early 20th century German tourist guides survive.
Covers measures c. 8 1/4" H x 4 1/2" W.