(Fratelli Alinari - Photos) Unique 19th Century Photo Album measuring 13 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches in gilt decorated beige cloth binding -- with 48 vintage sepia-toned albumen photographs depicting scenes in Rome with manuscript captions relating the interior/exterior views, scenes, plazas, buildings etc. to Robert Browning's long dramatic poem, "The Ring and the Book," published in 1868-69 by Smith, Elder and Co.
Photographs and album are in excellent condition with the images simply inserted into mounting slits -- not pasted-in. Captions are in ink in a neat, small calligraphic style.
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