Heidelberg Guide of the Traveller / Guide du Voyageur / Fuhrer fur Reisende.
Durand & Lauve, ca. 1820"s. Hardcover. A small travel book bound in the publisher's original glossy white paper wraps printed in brown. The book measures 5 3/8 inches wide x 3 11/16 inches tall. The book contains eighteen beautiful copper engravings measuring 3 3/4 x 2 1/8 inches with printed or engraved titling and text beneath each print. Tissue guards over each print. Sample titles include "Ansicht des Schlosses, der Stadtund des Thales von Heidelberg," "Ansicht des Gebaeudes worinn dasGrosse Fass Liegt," and "Ansicht der Hirschgasse." Designs by Ch de Graimberg, perspectives by T. A. Leger and engraved by Lemaitre. Former owner's presentation inside front cover dated 1901. A beautiful and charming little book. Complete list of titles on request. Fine condition. Item #9018071
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