Album von Helgoland
Helgoland, [Germany]: Jacob Kruss-Aeuckens, 1896. Boards. 3 7/8” x 5” oblong; [13 accordion-folded panels]; red textured board with title to front; table of contents and illustration titles in German; red printing; 12 b&w photographic illustrations with title; scuffing and sunning to boards; very good plus. Only 2 located in WorldCat, both in Germany. Very good +. Item #852
Accordion style souvenir album of the German island of Helgoland, now Heligoland, in the North Sea. Historically the archipelago were possessions of Denmark, in 1807 they transferred to United Kingdom, and in 1890 to Germany. Photo illustrations include town and country scenes, including harbor scenes with ships, and a man and woman in traditional dress. Rear pastedown advertisement for the Konigin Victoria Hotel, Restaurant and Bazar.