Barcelona: El Balneario Casino "San Sebastian"

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[oblong folio (9-1/2" x 12") with printed card covers; string-bound, split along spine with about 2/3 of the spine covering missing and some additional paper loss extending into the corners of the front cover, but with the double-hole-punched pages still firmly held together by the binding cord; otherwise, the covers are edgeworn and age-browned, but the interior photographic plates are clean and in excellent condition]. (photographs) A photographic souvenir booklet of this Barcelona resort/casino, which opened in 1928. There is a one-page introduction, in Spanish, and the remainder of the book is photographic. Although most of the 14 full-page sepia-toned plates are shots of empty rooms (the main Hall, the Brasserie, the Salon de Fiestas, etc.), meant to show off the opulence of the place, a number are "populated" with bathers, diners, etc., and give a good sense of the resort activity.

Title: Barcelona: El Balneario Casino "San Sebastian"

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Categories: Architecture,

Edition: Unstated

Publisher: Barcelona, L. Roisin, Fotografo: [ca. 1928]

ISBN Number: NO

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good+

Seller ID: 9453

Keywords: Barcelona Spain Casinos Architecture Resort Hotels Travel Spain