Verein Deutscher Ingenieure. XXXXI. Haupt-Versammlung in Köln a/ Rhein 1900. Festschrift den Teilnehmern gewidmet vom Kölner Bezirksverein.
Kölner Bezirksverein Verein Deutscher Ingenieure.
Oblong 4to. Original decorative brown and green gold-stamped cloth. Red leaf edges. Decorative golden endpapers, decorative b/w headpiece and initial. 25 pages of text followed by 157 leaves of b/w photographs & plans (three on double-page & one fold-out), as well as a 11 3/4" x 54" fold-out after a woodcut by Anton Woensam of a panoramic view of Cologne in 1531, 16' x 28 1/4" colored fold-out showing an overview of the "Braunkohlenindustrie, nach Glückauf" (brown-coal industry), and 20 page supplement resting in pocket at rear endpaper. Supplement to the Festschrift in quarto, titled: "Mitteilungen der Industrie des Kölner Bezirkes." Published to commemorate the 41st main convention of the "Verein Deutscher Ingenieure" (Association of German Engineers). Profusely illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs showing the Cologne cathedral, train station, main post office, the new synagogue, city hall, monuments, various Cologne architecture, machinery & equipment, trains, plans & designs, as well as many German businesses and factories. Text in German. Minor age wear and staining on cloth. Head and tail of spine slightly bumped. Binding in good+, interior in very good condition. Scarce.
Book ID: 32738