Southern Norway Norge 1905 Colonel Nissen's huge map 4 sections linen backedBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Leather Books, Scandinavia, Norway, Southern Oslo).
Oberst Nissens Kart over det Sydlige Norge Udarbeidet i Fire Blade.
Published 1905, Kristiania (Oslo), Norway by H. Aschehoug & Co.
Four large folding linen backed color lithographed maps preceded by accompanying 50 page index.
Publisher's 1/4 leather binding, gilt title lettering, cloth covers.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. This atlas is not new or in "new" condition. Forms a monumental wall map if assembled for display.
Binding well age worn, joints cracked, covers loose and all but detached, 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. 8 1/4" H x 6" W.