Das Naturschone Nature 1882 Carl Berthold lovely German decorative book bindingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Das Naturschone, by Carl Berthold.
Published 1882, Frieburg in Breisgau, by Herder.
276 pages. Numerous wood engravings throughout.
Period cloth binding with ornate gilt and stamped designs on the cover and spine. Lovely marbled end papers.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf, gilt is bright. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Light rubbing, tips of corners slightly worn through. Minor old tape repair to back of frontis which is invisible from the front.
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Largest book measures: 10 3/4" H X 8" W.