A. Markus - Arnhem omstreeks het midden der vorige eeuw . Met [...] platen, kaarten en portretten

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A. Markus - Arnhem omstreeks het midden der vorige eeuw. Met geschiedkundige aanteekeningen. Met 64 platen, kaarten en portretten - Arnhem - Gysbers & Van Loon - 1975 - Reprint - [4], xvi, 504 pp - Leather binding in case - 16 x 23 cm.

Condition: Excellent - rare deluxe edition.

Photomechanical reprint in facsimile of the first edition, originally published in 1906-1907 by the N.V. Maatschappij tot Exploitatie der Nieuwe Arnhemsche Courant, of the standard work by Antoon Markus (1842-1907) "Leeraar aan de HBS te Arnhem" about the 19th century history of the Gelderland capital. Illustrated in black and white. With alphabetical index in the front.

Important book that every 'Arnhemiana' collector should own in his library. The historical data for the period 1800-1900 are still interesting, but most important are now the nostalgic (mostly in Art Nouveau style designed) advertisements for Arnhem companies from the fin-de-siècle.

¶ Antiquariaat Gysbers & Van Loon published reprints in 1965 and 1966. This is the deluxe bound edition in full leather binding with gilt title and city coat of arms (so-called 'mayor's binding') of the last reprint edition from 1975. The edition will have remained well below 100 copies.

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