SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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[SWITZERLAND]
[Album of Views]

Published
n.d. [ca. 1862]
Plates
17
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Value
0-5000
Published
n.d. [ca. 1862]
Ref
73

Oblong 4vo. (22 x 30 cm) Contemporary black cloth binding with gilt to upper board and decorative foliate relief borders to boards. Cream moire end papers. Labels of 'Mart. Bauer & Sohn' of Weimar to upper left corner of verso of first free end-paper. All edges gilt, spine expertly repaired. 17 superb original hand coloured lithograph views of Switzerland mounted into the album with ruled manuscript borders. Neat manuscript notes in German throughout, most dated 1862. Plates are not captioned.