Views of Old Nürnberg. Lorenz Ritter, E. P. Calderhead.
Views of Old Nürnberg

Views of Old Nürnberg

Philadelphia: Gimbel Brothers, 1905. Paperback. [10] p.: chromolithographed illustrations; 15 cm. Chromolithographed illustrations on front and back wrappers. Wrapper included in page count. The illustrations are six full-page chromolithographed views of Nürnberg, arranged accordion-style, by German artist Lorenz Ritter (1832-1921). Text includes a greeting from Santa Claus to children describing his travel through Germany and France to buy toys for them for Christmas, and an announcement, dated Oct. 12, 1905, by E. P. Calderhead, buyer for Gimbel Brothers, that he attended the Toy Fair in Leipzig, Germany, to purchase toys to "contribute to the Yuletide happiness" and make Gimbel's the best toy store in Philadelphia. A scarce Gimbel's promotional item. In Very Good- Condition: edges are rubbed; lower corner of front wrapper lacking; fore-edge of back wrapper chipped; wrapper is lightly soiled; internally clean and tight. Very Good -. Item #006855

Price: $18.00

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