Lake Lucerne Switzerland Tourist Souvenir c. 1901 pictorial album 24 platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Travel, Tourism, Souvenir Albums, Switzerland, Lucerne, Lake Lucerne).
Souvenir du Lac des Quatre Cantons
Published c. 1901, Lucerne by Prell & Eberle.
24 full page color litho views. Text in French. Profusely illustrated throughout.
Publisher's cloth binding, oblong format, gilt title lettering, pictorial cover paste down.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, signs of old water spotting/ staining, handling and time, contents clean and fresh as issued.
Paper is gently toned, 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 uncomon view 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. 6" H x 8 1/4" W.