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Large Album of Travel Photographs of Italy, Switzerland, France and Germany with Illuminated Calligraphy and Watercolored Borders of Flowers, Birds and Butterflies

Coldthorp, Edith

Publication Date: 1883
Condition: Good Plus
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White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB
West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.

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Folio-sized, 38 by 27 cm. 32 leaves, each of a card stock. On a verso is written in an ornamental type, using some illumination and embellished with floral ornament, the place name, and on the facing page is , one, or two, large professional photographs, such as tourists then purchased as souvenirs, with lovely watercolored marginal decoration using flowers, butterflies, birds, fireflies, etc. It is these vignettes that set apart this album from other albums assembled from the Grand Tour of the period. The original leather has a large chip in the upper spine. The front joint has been repaired. Additional rubbing elsewhere. Within, some foxing, especially on the first few leaves, and the first and last two leaves have a coal-like smudgy shadow in a few places along the edges. Bookseller Inventory # 003053

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Title: Large Album of Travel Photographs of Italy, ...

Publication Date: 1883

Binding: Full Calf

Book Condition: Good Plus

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Antiquarian books of all kinds, with emphases on color plate books, decorative arts, foreign literature (German, French, Italian, Spanish), children's literature, philosophy, sporting (equine, hunting, shooting).

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