A CLASSIC OF THE ALPINE LITERATURE (1803)

Saussure, Horace-Bénédict de.

Voyages dans les Alpes, précédés d’un Essai sur l’Histoire naturelle des Environs de Geneve.

Published: Neuchatel: Louis Fauche-Borel, 1803-1804-1796-1796.

Date: 1803

4to. 4 vols. pp. xxii, 454, [iv], 568, [vi], xx, 532, & [vi], 594, [2]; 2 folding maps, 21 engraved plates; very good in contemporary quarter calf with calf tips, contrasting labels to spines, occasional surface wear to boards, one label to vol. IV scratched, still a handsome set.

Note
A mixed set of the quarto edition of de Saussure’s magnum opus.

Condition
Very good.

Binding
Hardback

£3500

Offered by Meridian Rare Books