Switzerland, Austria And Germany: Circa 1880s. Item #1152
[Photography][Alps][Glaciers]Alps and Rhine [Cover title]. 9¾” x 12¼” Quarter leather over pebbled cloth, titled in gilt, a. E. G. 36 thick card leaves with 78 black and white photographs adhesive mounted both sides. Over 75 percent of the photos measure from 7” x 9½” to 8½” x 11” Book fine: expertly rebacked, recornered and with renewed endpapers; contents generally very good plus or better with a touch of waviness to the leaves which also show scattered foxing, a couple leaves reinforced with archival tape. An album with at least 25 majestic images of the Swiss Alps including shots of the Jungfrau Mountains, Eiger, Matterhorn, Monte Rosa Staubbach Falls, Maloja Pass and more. Several glaciers are also shown including the Rosenlaui, Aletsch, and Rhone Glacier. At least three pictures show ancient castles along the Rhine and there are birdseye views of Bern, Interlaken, Grindelwald, Zurich, Innsbruck, and Tyrol. There's an exceptional shot of the Kurhaus Grand Hotel Murren as well as several others depicting hotels. Shots around Lucerne and Geneva and street scenes in Innsbruck and Frankfurt round out the collection. This item is offered by Langdon Manor Books, LLC, antiquarian booksellers. Please do not hesitate to contact us for additional information and/or photos and we will respond promptly. We package our items carefully, ship daily, and have a no hassle returns policy--your satisfaction is guaranteed. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA) , the International League of Antiquarian Booksllers (ILAB) and the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA) and adhere to their rules of ethics.