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Stunning photo book of spanish city Barcelona with 200+ full page photogravure plates. Depicting architecture, every day life, street scenes, people, old cars etc.

The photos were taken around 1926 / 1927.

The book is divided in to several chapters; Old Town, Rambla, Breakthroughs, Plaza Cataluna, Paseo Gracia, marina, Industry, suburb, cemetery, Catalan architecture style and pleasure (incl. bullfighting, carnival, football etc.)

Photographs titled in English, German, French and Spanish.

From the series "Gesicht der St├Ądte", a series of early photobooks portraying famous cities of Europe.


  • 248 pages
  • a map of Barcelona
  • 224 rotogravure photos

In good exterior and good interior condition
Boards lightly soiled, upper corners lightly crushed, edges dusty, two pages finger stained, otherwise ok.
With gift inscription on front free endpaper.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 12" x 9"  ~2.7 lbs.

by Wolfgang Weber
Published by Albertus-Verlag, Berlin
in 1928

Inhaltsverzeichnis (table of contents) [excerpt]:

Via Triunfal - Cathedral - Santa Ana - San Pablo - Santa Maria - Nuestra Senora del Pino - Palacio Diputacion - Old Plaza del Rey - Archivo  Aragon - Episcopal Palace - Hospital of Santa Cruz - Casa Dalmasas - Calle Pansas - Calle San Pablo - Plaza Padro - Plaza Nueva - Guild Hall - Museo Aragon - Plaza de la Constitucion - New Plaza del Rey - Calle Santa Ana - Boqueria - Calle San Fernando - San Jose market - Teatro Liceo - Belem Church - Via Layetana - Plaza San Jaime - Calle Junqueras - Plaza Cataluna - Paseo Gracia - Calle Cortes - Via Diagonal - Aragon - Palace of Justice - Arco Triunfo - University - Post Office - Stock Exchange - Paseo Colon - Plaza de la Paz - Harbour - Estacion Marittima - Montjuich - Nautical Club - Barceloneta - Plaza Lesseps - Sarria - Col - Vallcarca - Avenida del Tibidabo - El Turo - Gracia - International Exhibition - Guell Park - Church of the Holy Family - Palace of catalonian music - Monumental Arena - Casino de San Sebastian - Banos Orientales - Paralelo - Mount Tibidabo - Etablissement La Rabassada .... and many others


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