Switzerland. Its Mountains and Valleys.

By Woldemar Raden

Printed: 1878

Publisher: Bickers & Son. London

Dimensions 27 × 36 × 6 cm

Language: English

Size (cminches): 27 x 36 x 6


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Brown cloth binding with black and gilt embossed design and title on the spine and front board.

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in-folio, XIV (front., title, table of contents and illustrated, introduction) + 487 p. with 418 wood engravings, light spotting in the beginning else a clean copy without stains, full contemporary Morocco; spine with raised bands richly gilt, title in red calf lettering piece; both covers richly gilt; gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Some use to foot of spine and corners, in all a fine but heavy copy. First English edition with the wrong spelling of the name of the author Woldemar Kaden. Fine album on Switzerland and its mountains. Richly illustrated by G. Bauernfeind, A. Braith, Alexander Calame, Arthur Calame, L. Dill, A. E. Disen, Th. v. Eckenbrecher, G. Franz, K. Grob, C. Häberlin, G. Herdtle, H. Herdtle, A. Hertel, E. Heyn, C. Jungheim, A. Kindler, K. Kröner, Diethelm Meyer, Franz Meyerheim, Paul Meyerheim, W. Riefstahl, R. Ritz, C. Roux, Matthias Schmid, Ad. Schrödter, Fr. Specht, B. Vautier, Joh. Zügel all engraved by A. Closs.

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Rebacked. Corners worn

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