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Author: ROTTERDAM MUNICIPALITY PEACE CONFERENCE 1907 - Title: Souvenir de la Fête organisée par la Ville de Rotterdam en l'honneur des Membres de la Conférence de la Paix, le 25 Juillet 1907.
Description: Rotterdam, . sm.8°. orig.clothbacked limp lettered wraps, printed within a richly decorated ornamental border, crowned by the dutch State Coat-of-Arms (partly coloured) and 4 other coloured municipal coats-of-arms in each corner, (iii), 62pp. 10 plates, mainly depict. steam- & sailing-ships in an out of Port, many text-ills, fold. col. plan of Rotterdam Port, fold. plan of the so-called Nieuwe Waterweg (waterway connecting Rotterdam Port with North Sea), comparative tables in text (number of ships, goods turned-over,&c..in Rotterdam and foreign Ports), double-p. table I-III at end of volume, resuming imports- & exports 1890-1900 at Rotterdam Port. Souvenir-Album Rotterdam Municipality offered to participants of the 1907 Peace conference. The first chapter is a description of the excursion by those participants, with list of names, on the Nieuwe Waterweg(the Rotterdam-connection with the North Sea, an part of the main Port). Next chapters deal with the importance and extensive description, suppl. interesting data, on the status of Rotterdam Port 1890-1906 as compared with other international Ports. Very good copy. Rare.
Price: EUR 215.00 = appr. US$ 233.67 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 37105