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SwitzerlandLand of Light and Colour 

This is the first full color photo book about Switzerland.

All the time people could only enjoy black and white photos of Switzerland, that changed in 1940. The first time people could enjoy the deep blue of the Swiss lakes, the green of the meadows and forests and the air colors of the stunning mountain scenery in a book of great quality printed in Switzerland.

There are 48 full color pictures, many of them full page photos.
The photos were made using Kodachrome (Kodak) and Agfacolor.

Accompanying text for each photo in German, English and French.


  • 158 pages
  • 48 colored photos on art paper

In good exterior and very good interior condition
Minor foxing to boards, remembrance dedication and autographs from a travel group on front free endpaper, else ok with minor traces of use and age.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 10-3/4" x 8"  ~1.45 lbs.

by Josef Reinhardt and Dr. E. Kunzli
Published by House Rasch., Zurich

Table of contents [excerpt]:

Stein am Rhein - St. Gallen - Lake Seealp - Zurich - Baden - Einsiedeln - Braunwald - Werdenberg - Arosa - Muottas Muraigl - Oberengadin - Piz Palu - Bellavista - Fuorcla-Surley - St. Moritz Spa - Sils-Baselgia - Gravasalvas - Gandria - Lugano with Monte Bre - Madonna Del Sasso - Morcote - Rutli - The Haus zu Treib - Engelberg - Tribschen - Luzern - Zug - Castle of Hallwil - Bern - Castle Thun - Mount Eiger - Mount Monch - Mount Jungfrau - Mount Wellhorn - Mount Wetterhorn - Spiez - Lake Oschinen - Mount Matterhorn - Monte Rosa and Lyskamm - Mount Dent-Blanche - Mount Obergabelhorn - Mount Rothorn - Zermatt - Heustadel - Saas-Fee - Montana - Chillon - Geneva - Freiburg - Neuchatel - Ligerz - The Island of St. Peter - Basel ....


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