CUBA -- ALBUM pintoresco de la Isla de Cuba. Berl., B. May y Ca (Storch & Kramer), (c. 1855). W. chromolithogr. ti. & 27 chromolithogr. plates (w. tissue guards) after Federico Mialhe w. blue decorative borders w. captions in Spanish, plates 16, 17 & 19 w. English translations. 4°-obl. Or. full black mor. w. richly gilt-tooled dec. sides, a.e.g. (Extremities slightly dam./worn, fold. map & plan are lacking).The album contains 11 views of Havana from the water (with plates 4-6 forming a panorama of Havana), four of other port cities, 10 scenes of folk customs and daily life in rural villages (street vendors, fishermen, dancers, a bullfight and a cockfight), and two plates of Cuba’s two main industries at the time: sugar-cane and tobacco. - Palau 5421; 167989 (note).
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