Album do Rio de Janeiro: 10 Photographias; N. 3

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Condition: Collectible-Very Good

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Text in Portuguese. Original publisher's brown-gray paper wrappers with blue and yellow string binding. No date, circa 1930. 9 3/4" x 7." Each photo is 8 1/2" x 6 1/4." Ten black-and-white photographs (two are printed on one folding leaf to make one panoramic photo), complete. Photographs are virtually pristine and intact except for minuscule surface wear. Covers are clean and intact overall but have age toning, slight wear to extremities, and a few shallow surface scratches and spots of rubbing. Binding is tight. A Very Good copy. A beautiful souvenir viewbook featuring actual black-and-white photographs of scenes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Nine scenes in total (two photos are stitched together to make one panoramic scene). The subjects of each photo are identified by the following printed captions: "Rio de Janeiro; Praca Marl. Floriano" [famous public square also known as Praca Floriano or Cinelandia], "O. Pao de Assucar" [cable car and Sugarloaf Mountain], "Rio de Janeiro - Praia Copacabana de Noite" [Copacabana Beach at night], "Rio de Janeiro - Vista du Pao de Assucar" [view from summit of Sugarloaf Mountain looking at the city below], "Rio de Janeiro - Praia Copacabana" [view of Copacabana Beach from a terrace of the Palace Hotel during the day], "[---?] - Brasil; Gavea" [view of a street, beach, and mountains in Rio de Janeiro's famous affluent neighborhood, Gavea], "Rio de Janeiro - A Cascatinha - Tijuca" [waterfall in Tijuca], "Rio de Janeiro - Rua Paysandu" [Paissandu Street in the neighborhoods of Flamengo and Laranjeiras], and "Rio de Janeiro - Panorama de Botafogo" [two-photo panoramic view of Botafogo neighborhood and bay].