Pocket Restaurant & Hotel Guide Netherlands Dutch East Indies 1936 Travel BookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Early 20th Century Books, Travel, Tourism, Europe, Netherlands, Dutch East Indies, Restaurant Guide, Illustrated Books).
Official Zak-Adresboek van Hotels en Restaurants in Nederland en Nederl.-Oost-Indie.
Published 1936, The Hague by Levisson.
136, 4 pages. Text in Dutch. Profusely illustrated throughout with countless small bw photos of buildings. Period advertising.
Publisher's paper wrappers. Wonderfully detailed pre WWII travel guide focusing on restaurants in the Netherlands. Each restaurant is pictured and given a brief description w/ accommodations, telephone numbers, etc. Interestingly includes a 4 page appendix listing restaurants in the Dutch East Indies (modern day Indonesia), and includes restaurants & hotels in Batavia (Jakarta), Sumatra, Borneo, etc.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper covers gently age worn, slight rubbing, remains overall clean and attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, signs of handling, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. The fragile pamphlet displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this vintage pre-WW II item survives.
Covers measures c. 6 3/4" H x 4 1/4" W.