Album International des Villes d’Eaux. Des Manufacturiers du commerce de l’Industrie. Guide en cinq sections et cinq langues. Reuni a l’Album Universel des Eaux Minerales, des Bains de Mer et des Stations d’Hiver. Douzieme Annee – 1874

[Guide to Spas, Villes d'Eaux]


Publisher: Paris, 1874
Description: pp392, profusely illustrated with wood-engravings and illustrated advertisments. Folio [280X390mm], original red cloth, decorated and lettered in gilt. A little wear to binding, but an excellent copy

The spas, watering places, seaside hotels, etc., are listed alphabetically, each with a description, and most wilth an illustration. Divided into sections for France (including Belgium and Switzerland), England, Germany, Spain and Italy, and advertising the spas themselves or equipment such as showers, baths, pumps, heaters, etc. There is a huge range of advertising for luxury goods, for cosmetics, silver, ceramics, furniture, carriages etc

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