Switzerland, An Art Book with a preface by Jacques Heffe c1952. SOLD.
An Art Book, published by Ludwig Simon, Munich-Pullach, Printed in Germany. Dimensions : 270mm x 210mm x 20mm. Weight : 1.040KG NET. Condition: Good.
Switzerland, An Art-Book, with a preface by Jacques Heffe. Published by Ludwig Simon, Munich-Pullach. Printed in Germany. The art-paper is produced by Papierfabrik Scheufelen/Oberlenningen. Printers : R. Oldenbourg, Graphische Betriebe GmbH, Munich. c1952.
Dimensions : 270mm x 210mm x 20mm. 4to 239 numbered pages, full page black and white photos on art-paper.
Condition/Notes : DJ : Quite good with tears and wear to edges and creasing along the top and bottom edges. Some marking to face. Front fold blank off-white with toning to edges. Back DJ blank off-white with similar and staining to face. DJ spine wear to top and tail and tears. Title in black ink. Front pale green linen board has wear to edges, bumps to corners and Title in faded black ink. Light toning to edges. Back board similar. Spine with wear top and tail and creasing across lower spine. Front paste-down blank with ExLibris label top lh corner with previous owner's name and dated 1958. Lower lh corner is green Foyles Bookshop label. Toning to edges. Front e/p blank with foxing spots, similar verso with toning to edges. pp with title. Title page follows and details, printing info verso. Introduction follows with double page black and white map of Switzerland. Register follows with details of chapters grouped in Cantons. Index pf Pictures follows. The black and white photos are classic Swiss scenes, see samples below, and are in good condition, clean and undamaged with light toning to border edges. English descriptions below. Final page has details of other volumes in the series and a list of other books in preparation. An interesting collection of photos of particular interest to collectors of travel and art books relating to the early 1950's.