1879 Berlin New Empire Vizetelly Illustrated Prussia Politics Germany William I

VIZETELLY, Henry

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Journalist Henry Vizetelly (1820-94) made his first journey to the capital of the Prussia in 1872. Based on observations from a series of visits, this two-volume work ‘Berlin under the New Empire’ presents a witty and detailed portrait of the city and its Prussian inhabitants.

 

In Volume 1, Vizetelly sketches a brief history of the city and its development from the thirteenth century. Chapters explore aspects of Berlin culture and society as well as political and military personalities. Topics covered in Volume 2 include the Prussian Landtag, the Reichstag, places of education, palaces, churches and museums, and restaurants, cafes and beer gardens.

 

This 1879 first edition is illustrated with upwards of 400 engravings from designs by German artists including full page plates!

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1879 Berlin New Empire Vizetelly Illustrated Prussia Politics Germany William I

 

Journalist Henry Vizetelly (1820-94) made his first journey to the capital of the Prussia in 1872. Based on observations from a series of visits, this two-volume work ‘Berlin under the New Empire’ presents a witty and detailed portrait of the city and its Prussian inhabitants.

 

In Volume 1, Vizetelly sketches a brief history of the city and its development from the thirteenth century. Chapters explore aspects of Berlin culture and society as well as political and military personalities. Topics covered in Volume 2 include the Prussian Landtag, the Reichstag, places of education, palaces, churches and museums, and restaurants, cafes and beer gardens.

 

This 1879 first edition is illustrated with upwards of 400 engravings from designs by German artists including full page plates!

 

Item number: #7777

Price: $399

 

VIZETELLY, Henry

 

Berlin under the New Empire: its institutions, inhabitants, industry, monuments, museums, social life, manners, and amusements.

 

London: Tinsley Bros., 1879. First Edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 2 volumes
    • V1: [viii], 434
    • V2: [iv], 467
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 14.5cm)

 

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7777

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Authors

VIZETELLY, Henry

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete