Utrecht Netherlands 1890's pictorial souvenir album street scenes 12 city viewsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Travel, Tourism, Netherlands, Holland, Utrecht, Pictorial Albums, Street Scenes).
Published 1890's, Amsterdam by A. Jager.
12 original albumen photos mounted to heavy card stock backings, each lettered to identify. Accordion style binding. Text in Dutch.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover decorations. Photos are loose within binding, several of the paper connecting hinges on back of photos have split
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally. All of the photos have people or active street scenes.
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 souvenir 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. 7" H x 4 1/2" W.