Amsterdam, beautiful city, photographs by Ed van Wijk, text by Simon Carmiggelt. 1958.
Published by W. van Hoeve Ltd, The Hague, printed in the Netherlands. Dimensions : 227mm x 155mm x 9mm. Weight : 0.300kg net. Condition : Good.
Amsterdam, photographs by Ed van Wijk, text by Simon Carmiggelt, published by W. van Hoeve Ltd, The Hague, printed in the Netherlands 1958. Translated from the Dutch by Flora van Os-Gammon. The plates were reproduced in intaglio by the Nederlandsche Rotogravure Maatschappij, Leiden. The photos on pages 46 and 47 are by Maria Austria.
Dimensions : 227mm x 155mm x 9mm. 8vo 116 numbered medium gloss pages. Pages 5 - 19 are text description and 21 - 116 are black and white photos.
Condition/Notes : Good. The gloss front cover has light creasing to face and bump to lower rh corner. Light usage marks. Back cover similar with light creasing and bumps to corners. The spine is sunned and with creasing. Front e/p blank off-white with toning to edges, verso previous owner's name and date May 1967. The collection of photographs is very good with an English description below. The pages are in good condition with no damage, only slight toning to the top edge. Binding quite tight and fully intact. An interesting collection of photos reflecting life in Amsterdam c1958.