Ocean Liner North German Lloyd Bremen 1898 tourism European Travel Guide w/ mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Travel Guides, Tourism, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy, Holland, Belgium, France, England).
Guide Through Germany, Austria-Hungary, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium, Holland, France, and England.
3rd edition published 1898, Berlin by J. Reichmann & Cantor for North German Lloyd, Bremen.
694 pages plus 10 page index. Text in English. profusely illustrated.
Monumental late 19th century ocean liner souvenir guide book for passengers.
Well illustrated throughout with various types of printed plates and several color lithographed city plan maps and ads. Abundant period advertising, often illustrated. Several leaves on colored paper, beautiful color lithographed 4 pp. insert with elegant lively tourist river cruise scene, two Rhine river strip maps on rear cover, a long folding strip map of St. Gothard Railway in Switzerland, etc. There are variant editions of this work issued years apart with slightly different contents.
Publisher's pictorial multi-colored cloth binding, gilt title lettering, ocean liner cover.
The book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, short tear to cloth at spine head, remains overall attractive as a pictorial item. .
Text block paper is uniformly well toned, internally clean, still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book 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 4 3/4" W.