Tegner's Fridthjof's Saga Illustrations 1879 Bruckmann 12 photographic platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Illustrated Books, Photographic Plates, Norse Mythology, Iceland).
Illustrationen zu Tegner's Frithjof Sage, by Knut Ekwall. [nach den original-zeichnungen photographirt].
Published 1879, Munich by Friedrich von Bruckmann.
12 photographic plates. Cabinet-ausgabe.
Publisher's cloth binding, elaborate gilt decorated covers, 12 loose card stock plates with tipped on albumen photo images of drawings with text printed on reverse plus original loose title leaf.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn and in poor condition, yet still remains overall attractive as an object. Spine and covers detached, folding flaps which hold cards also detached or loose.
Cards remain mostly clean, small spotting or light soiling, 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 1/4" H x 5" W.