Munich Munchen Bavaria Germany c. 1880's engraved views souvenir street scenesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Europe, German Empire, Bavaria, Munich, Travel, Tourism, Souvenir Album, Illustrated Books).
Album von Munchen.
Published c. 1880's, Germany.
20 steel engraved view plates with tissue guards. Text in German.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, oblong format.
Scarce and expensive at the time tourist souvenir of the city.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, cloth along front joint splitting, cover slightly loosened but still well attached, hinges cracked, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, light inoffensive age spotting mostly to blank margins of plates, internally 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 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 10" W.