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Bubbles from the Brunnen Of Homburg - With Numerous Steel Engravings

Th. Gaspey

Published by Gustav George Lange, Darmstadt, Germany, 1866
Condition: Good Hardcover
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This is an 1866 guide to Homburg, Germany for English speaking tourists. Large 8vo - almost 9-1/4 inches by 6-1/4 inches (246mm by 157mm). The text is in English and the engravings have German titles. Bound in the original wine colored cloth with heavy gilt decorations of flowers on the front cover. The gilt lettering and decorations are still bright. Both hinges have internal cracking but the covers and the spine are perfectly attached. Both the plain, unlettered, cloth spine and the covers have good, unworn and unbumped edges. There are 64 pages of text, 13 engravings of scenes of Homburg followed by 8 pages of advertisements for tourists to Homburg. The frontispiece engraving is an overall scene of Bad Homburg; a scene down the Louisenstrasse; Elizabethbrunnen Colonnade; Der Kaiserbrunnen; Der Stahlbrunnen; Der Ludwigsbrunnen; Das Gasbad; Der Kursaal; Die Terrasse Des Kurhadse (detached plate); Die Ludwigstrasse Von Der Promenade Gesehen; Das Neue Gewachshaus Mit Der Trinkhalle; Der Wingerteberg; Homburg and its environs - Homburg und seine Umgebungen. Most of the engravings have moderate to heavy foxing, with some foxing to the pages. Bookseller Inventory # 10973

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Title: Bubbles from the Brunnen Of Homburg - With ...

Publisher: Gustav George Lange, Darmstadt, Germany

Publication Date: 1866

Binding: Decorative Cloth Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: First Edition

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