Neues Panorama des Rheins von Mannheim bis Coln. Mit 45 Randbildern nebst Beschriebung.

HERCHENHEIN, Friedrich

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Place Published: Mainz
Publisher: D. Kapp

Description: Fold out panoramic view in hardcover book. Uncolored engraving. Book measures 6 5/8" x 11 5/8", view unfolded measures 97.75" x 11.25".

Comments: Fantastic and unusual illustrated map of the Rhine River from Cologne to Mannheim and surrounding areas, circa 1860. Panorama is stretched out on 15 pages in exquisite detail. Beautifully engraved with detailed town plans, geographical and topographical features, vignettes, statues and portraits of important residents, landmarks and notable buildings. On the last pages is Heinrich Heine's "Lorelei" poem in German, French and English. Minor toning and wear along folds with some repairs. Front cover detached but intact. Moderate scuffing to boards.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: English
Type: Prints

Book ID: 225366


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