Luxembourg City Views c. 1880's Souvenir Travel Album 12 views street scenesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Travel, Tourism, Souvenir Albums, Pictorial Books, Luxembourg, Street Scenes, Architectural Views).
Published c. 1880's, Luxembourg by Emile Simonis.
12 pages. Text in French. Illustrated with 12 B&W albumen-type photographic plates, each image mounted by publisher onto lettered card stock backings.
An uncommon location for this type of souvenir album, the views inside this example fresh, clean and rich.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover decorations, oblong format.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, spine cloth splitting along both joints, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally 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. 4 1/2" H x 6 3/4" W.