Switzerland 100 stereo view old c.1909 boxed set Underwood w/ bookBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Issued c.1900-9 by Underwood & Underwood stereoview company.
Excellent boxed set of 100 different early 20th century real photo stereoviews, consecutively numbered, complete as issued, all cards with descriptions printed on reverse in English, captions given in six languages.
+ Switzerland Through the Stereoscope, by M. S. Emery. 1901, New York, Underwood & Underwood. 274 pp. (no map in rear pocket of book).
Rare complete, there are also variant issues for many of these individual cards, making most complete sets such as this nearly unique when compared to others (which are all uncommon/ scarce).
Splendid assortment of ethnographical and topographical views from this era.
All views remain fresh and a pleasure to view with an old hand-held stereoviewer of the era.
Book shaped slip-case box lifts to neatly contain the views. All remain fresh & clean, nearly as issued condition, the box is also in excellent condition.
Closed box measures c.7 3/4" H x 6 1/2" W x 3 3/4" thick
Each card measures c.3 1/2" H x 7" W.
Book measures c.6 7/8" x 5 1/4".
Set along the shelf measures c. 5".