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Album with 192 album prints. Ca. 1859-1870. 10.5 x 6 cm each. Chagrin leather strap with embossed metal fittings on back and cover and 2 clasps. Edges edged. Gilt cut on three sides. Fleur-de-Lys trimming on both sides, magnificently engraved in the stem filling with floral trimming and rivet nails. Clasps with fine frieze ornamentation and quatrefoil and inlaid iron cross. Front and back panels with brown moiré silk. Important French photo album with numerous portraits of noblemen, diplomats and public figures. Important album with ex-libris, according to a handwritten annotation probably by the Baronne de Talleyrand-Perigord, née Véra de Bénardaky. - OPhotographs by Nadar, Angerer, Chardon Jeune, Levitsky, Ken, Wilson, Hanfstaengl, Berthault, Petit, Disdéri, Denisse, Mayer & Pierson, Constantin, Le Gray, Goupil etc. - Contains portraits of a.o. Empress Sisi, Johann and Amalie Auguste of Saxony, Carola von Wasa-Holstein-Gottorp, Carl Theodor in Bavaria, Sophie Friederike of Bavaria, Karl Freiherr von Pfusterschmid von Hardtenstein, Friedrich Ferdinand von Beust, Johann Paul von Falkenstein, Baron Elie Hémart de la Charmoye, Vicomte de Courteilles Comte de Breteuil, Baron Forth-Rouen, Jacques de Rougé, Eugène Ducret, Baron Alfred de Marbot, Jean-Baptiste Philibert Vaillant, Comte de Carneville, Richard-Auguste Hennessy, Édouard Thouvenel, Vincent Benedetti, Édouard Lefebvre de Béhaine as well as self-portrait of Nadar as an aviator. In addition some views of Dresden and works of art. - Album pages slightly foxed, prints mostly not affected. Binding slightly soiled. - Extensive collection of portrait photographs from Germany, Austria, Scotland and France in a magnificent binding. Important album with 192 album prints. Chagrin leather strap with embossed metal fittings on back and cover and 2 clasps. Edges bordered. Three-sided gilt edge, double-sided fleur-de-lys trimming, magnificently engraved in the

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