1860s Album Photographique de la Suisse 20 albumen photographs SCARCE - Book


A. Briquet & Fils, 1850s - 1860s

Extremely rare album of albumen photographs after plates by the French Swiss lithographers Briquet & Fils. The work mirrors a lithographed album they had produced at the same time titled “Souvenirs de la Suisse”. 

Album with 20 albumen photographs after tinted lithographs of Swiss views mostly around Lake Geneva & Mont Blanc but also Berne, Thun, Chute du Rhein etc. 

Oblong quarto (315 x 230mm) green gilt and blind-stamped cloth (tips worn/gilt dulled, spine chipped).

Image size is 180 x 116mm with publisher Briquet et Fils and printed title to lower margin.

Some edges dusty and a bit tatty but affecting only the edge. Light spotting, endpapers heavier.