Cochem. Dispatch of a stage coach at the border station above the Moselle with the toll-bar raised. Wood engraving after Theodor Weber (Leipsic 1838 – Paris 1907) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1875-76.) 7½ × 6⅛ in (19 × 15.5 cm).
On the verso: Same place. The view of the drinkers from a wine inn onto a detail of the village + Ruin Winnenburg. At their side the innkeeper. Wood engraving as above. 5⅞ × 6¼ in (14.8 × 16 cm). – Continuous local text on both sides. – From the Dutch edition about 1880.
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