Rhineland Travel Guide 1861 Plantenga Dutch Zutphen w/ 5 folding maps city plansBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Travel Guides, Dutch Language Books, Rhineland, Rhine River, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, France).
De Rijn, van Armnhem tot in Zwitserland.
Published 1861, Zutphen by P.B. Plantenga.
201 pages. Text in Dutch. Folding map at front, and with total of 5 folding maps in the text (three detailed city plans).
Scarce mid-19th century Dutch travel guide in the style of a Baedeker.
Old rebind in plain cloth binding retaining original gilt title lettering on spine and cover.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is clean, map paper toned with short split along one fold line, large map at front with old tape repairs on reverse, internally well preserved, little staining or soiling, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7" H x 4 1/2" W.