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Title: Das Schweizerland in Bild und Wort.
Description: Basel, Chr. Krüsi. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 4to. Sub-title: "Dargestellt in malerischen Original-Ansichten und von verschiedenen Künstlern in Stahl gestochen. Mit geschichtlich-, topo- und orographisch-physikalisch- und ethnographisch-erläuterndem." Undated. Brown cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine and front board. Text in German, views with titles in French, German and English. 300 columns of text, two columns per page, 52 steel engravings. Most, but not all, engravings have engraver's and/or original artist's name (C Hüber, Geisser among others). Text block 301mm by 222mm, each engraving (not counting caption etc) 173 mm by 118 mm. Condition: Spine strip splitting away, boards 'nibbled' around the edges. Most tissue guards missing. Some foxing, including occasional spots to plates. Weight before packing 1.7 kg; extra postage will be needed for destinations outside the UK.. Good.

Keywords: travel, engraving, Switzerland

Price: GBP 200.00 = appr. US$ 285.60 Seller: Duck Cottage Books
- Book number: 6067

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