SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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NACHF, Emil Geller.
[Book of colour sketches]

n.p. and n.d. [1900?]
n.p. and n.d. [1900?]

A delightful little book of watercolour sketches of peoples and places in Europe. Many plates are captioned, dated and signed, but many prove almost impossible to decipher! oblong small 8vo in beautiful full red morocco; gilt and blind stamped to boards. Raised spine comprised of five separate compartments, lettered in gilt in the second compartment, others with gilt in rile and are blind stamped with an attractive repeat pattern; marbled endpapers. VG cond. Coloured plates in order: 1. Nurnberg. Bridge and City. 2. Nurnberg. 3. Bayern. Assorted Peoples and Costume. 4. Munchen. Bridge and City. 5. German lake side scene with village and mountains. 6. A 'Hof' in Munchen. 7. Vols. mountain Valley scene. 8. German town by a river with mountains in the background. 9. Alpine mountain scene. 10. Viaduct crossing through a mountain valley. 11. German Schloss in the Alps. 12. St. Anton. Arlberg? 13. German village set before mountains. 14. Lindau. 15. Bregenz. 16. Corielles (Chateau)? 17. Hermsdorf? 18. Bingen. Mainz. 19. Thurston. 20. Prag. (brucken) 21. Karlstein (Schloss). 22. Heidelberg Schloss... 23. Assorted German Peoples. 24. Triberg Wasserfalle. 25. Schloss in ruins. 26. Moselbrucke, Trier. 27. Dinant sur Meuse. 28. La Roche Bayard? 29. Sambre Namur? 30. Hanley Castle. 31. Dunfield? 32. Assorted Peoples. 33. Sidmouth towards the West. 34. Laudrum Bay. 35. Baths of Dioclese, Roma. 36. View from Hadrian's Villa, Roma. 37. Perugia. 38. Lake Como? 39. An Italian Lake. 40 As above. 41. Augsberg. 42. Hellbrun, Saltzsberg. 43. Berchtesgaden. 44. Saltzberg. 45. Ardensee? 46. St. Wolfgang. 47. In Hyde Park.