European Travel books collection 10 illustrated gilt pictorial 1900-20's eraBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
European Travel book collection. Ten illustrated attractive early twentieth century old books, all with gilt spines, most with gilt attractive covers worthy of display.
All remain mostly clean, sound & tight. Short video captures condition much better than words. Please watch prior to purchase to ensure a clear understanding of the lot. Nicer lot than typical for the type.
The Odd Man in Malta, by John Wignacourt. 1914, London, Chapman and Hall, Ltd. Many full page illustrations. Great binding.
In and Out of a French Country-House, by Anna Bowman Dodd. 1910, New York, Dodd, Mead & Company. Nice binding, well illustrated.
Falaise the Town of the Conqueror, by Anna Bowman Dodd. 1900, Boston, Little, Brown, and Company. Outstanding gilt pictorial binding. Many illustrations, t.e.g. Book as work of art.
The Spell of Switzerland, by Nathan Haskell Dole. 1913, Boston, The Page Company. Beautiful color pictorial gilt binding, t.e.g., folding color map, profusely illustrated. Book as art form.
Gulliver's Travels, Into Several Remote Nations of the World, by Dean Swift.
New York, H.M. Caldwell Company. Splendid pictorial gilt binding & spine, with ten beautiful chromolithographed color plates. c. 1900-15.
The Florence of Landor, by Lilian Whiting. 1905, Boston, Little, Brown, and Company. Gilt pictorial binding, covers stained. T.e.g., deckled edges, well illustrated.
Italian Cities, Volume 1-2, by Edwin Howland Blashfield and Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield. 1900, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons.
Beautiful set in different gilt pictorial shields bindings.
Byways in Southern Tuscany, by Katharine Hooker. 1918, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons. Map endpapers, profusely illustrated.
Footprints of Famous Americans in Paris, by John Joseph Conway, M.A.
1912, New York, John Lane Company. Many illustrations, thick paper, partially unopened.
Smallest book measures: 7 7/8" H X 5 1/2" W.
Largest book measures: 9 1/8" H X 6 1/4" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 15 1/2".