Swiss-German Gesangbuch 1892 Calvinism Religious song book metal claspsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Gesangbuch fur die Evangelisch-reformirte kirche der deutschen Schweiz.
Published Basel (Switzerland), 1891 by R. Reich.
382, 47 pages. Text in German. Frontis engraving protected by tissue guard.
Lovely period full leather binding, title in gilt on spine, all edges gilt, marbled end papers. Beautiful, fully functioning brass clasps, both covers with intricate decorative metalwork. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Binding remains tight and sound. Interior contents clean and largely free of spotting or foxing. A lovely antiquarian survival with an excellent shelf appearance.
Book measures: 5 3/4" H X 3 3/4" W.