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Breslau in Old Postcards

This lavishly illustrated book is devoted to Breslau or Wroclaw, the largest city in western Poland.
It is situated on the River Oder (Odra) in the Silesian Lowlands of Central Europe, roughly 350 kilometres
(220 mi) from the Baltic Sea to the south and 40 kilometres (25 mi) from the Sudety Mountains to the south.

Wrocław is the historical capital of Silesia and Lower Silesia. Today, it is the capital of the Lower Silesian Voivodeship.

The beautiful photos showing the famous city between 1894-1914, how it looked prior war destruction.
The best postcards are depicted in this book. Books dedicated to Breslau are exceedingly rare!

Depicted are [excerpt]:
Old Werder Bridge - Sandthor - Augusta Hospital - Baugewerkschule - Blucher Memorial - Carls Square -
Christus Church - Cathedral - St. Elizabeth Church - Freiburger Train Station - Main Postal Office - Heinrich Church
Hotel Monopol at Castle Square - Centennial Hall -  Katzelohle - Kaiser Bridge - Emperor Gate - Barrack -
Emperor-Wilhelm I. Monument - Kleinburg - Kreuzkirche - Lessing Bridge - Liebichshohe - Matthias Church -
Museum - Nepomuk Statue - Appellate Court - Oder River - Ohlauer Gate - Oswitz - Paulus Church - Town Hall
Government Building - Ring - Sandinsel - Sand Church - Scheitniger Park  - Schiller Memorial - Palace -
Schweidnitzer Keller - Schweizerei - Victory Monument - State Archive - City Theater - Suarez Memorial
South Park - Synagogue - University - Victoria School - Weissgerbergasse - Weissgerber Ohle - Zoo etc. etc. 
 

Hardcover

  • 104 pages
  • 10 pages intro and index of photographs
  • ~100 pictures of old postcards

In near fine exterior and fine interior condition.
Spine lightly slanted, corners lightly rubbed, else ok.
Pages are clean.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 6" x 8-1/4"  ~0.7 lbs.

Photo captions are in German.

Published by Flech. House Frankfurt
in 1979














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