Early Alpine Mountaineering.

FORBES, James D.

The Tour of Mont Blanc and of Monte Rosa Being a Personal Narrative, Abridged from the Authors "Travels in the Alps of Savoy," etc.

Published: Edinburgh. Adam and Charles Black. 1855.


(167 x 104). pp, xl, 320. Folding map as frontspiece. Second map bound in at rear. tinted, with small los to folds and lined with tissue. Several woodcuts in text. Ex library with faint 'London Institution' stamp to title page and no other marks. New endpapers. Age toned paper. Red speckled edges. Rebound in modern goatskin with marbled boards, decorative gilt motifs and gilt lettered title label to spine. An attractive binding.


Offered by Richard V Wells