Book Description

No place, no date (188?). 4to. (33 ff with 33 albumen photographs (c. 25 x 20 cm, on the recto only). 3/4 blue calf, marbled boards. Spine goldtooled. (binding worn and a bit shaky but holding well). Top edge gilt. Good, well preserved prints but a few are a bit faded and slightly damaged.
Dealer Notes
Album with 33 original photographs mounted on cardboard. The photos show various Euorpean cathedrals, churches and palaces. They contain a.o. Notre Dame de Paris, The Sainte Chapelle in Paris, the Palazzio Vecchio in Florence, the Tower of Pisa, Westminster Abbey in London, Saint Paul’s Cathedral in London, the Cathedral of Burgos, the Cathedral of Milan etc. And a few show details of monuments. Most are unsigned by a few give names of the photographers or publishers. (Giacomo Brogi - died 1882; Stengel & Markert - active between 1885 and 1889; Bolletti - c. 1880 - 1890).
Date 1880

Price: £830.00

Offered by Knuf Rare Books

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