Voyage Pittoresque en Hollande et en Belgique

By: Texier, Edmond

Price: $195.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


First Edition. This attractive antique volume is bound in dark brown cloth, with elaborate gilt ornamentation to covers that includes the royal coats of arms of the Netherlands and Belgium, as well as a small profile portrait of Emperor Charles V. ----- This book shows external wear, with narrow cracking to the spine edges, loss of material at the head of the spine, with minor loss at the foot of the spine and at the outside corners of the boards. ------ Spine is tender and is now protected in a clear custom Mylar jacket. ----- The binding is sound. The text block has gilt edges. This volume has yellow endpapers. Light toning is visible at the edges of the pages. The interior of this volume is otherwise clean and without markings. Text is in French. ----- The tissue-guarded plates are bright, offering richly detailed views of major Dutch and Belgian cities and landmarks. Containing views of Amsterdam (3x), Antwerp (2x), Breda, Bruges, Brussels, Dordrecht, Ghent, Haarlem, Leyden, Li├Ęge, Louvain, Malines, The Hague (2x), Rotterdam and Ypres. There is a wood engraved title page; 19 steel engraved plates, one of which is hand-colored. Additionally there are three hand-colored plates of period costumes after Rouargue Freres. ----- vii/484 pages. 22 unnumbered leaves of plates. Width: 7.75" Height: 10.75"

Title: Voyage Pittoresque en Hollande et en Belgique

Author Name: Texier, Edmond

Categories: Travel, Voyages & Exploration, 19th CENTURY LITERATURE and WORKS,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Paris, Morizot, Libraire-Editeur: 1857

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Seller ID: 005843

Keywords: Netherlands -- Description and travel; Belgium -- Description and travel.; Travel.,