Geo. Kirchner & Co: NY, nd (c 1870?). Item #98-6481
15 original mounted albumen photos, 11 x 7.75, gilt decorated red cloth, aeg, 32 pp + photo pages, covers a bit worn, extremities fraying, spine ends bumped, top of spine torn a little, hinges loose, contents toned a little with some finger soil, but the original mounted photos are in great condition. Beautifully preserved, and a very scarce book: NUC locates just one copy (at Boston Public Library); last auction record was in 2007! Photos show women in their national costumes, i.e., Alsace, Lorraine, Austria, etc.