First Eng edn, Constable, 1900. 4to, xvi, 241p. Illustrated from photographs by Vittorio Sella. Complete with frontispiece, 33 photogravure plates, 6 fldg panoramas & coloured maps & numerous text illustrations from photos. New endpapers. Originally bound in 'gutta percha', the volume has been resewn & neatly recased, with original spine cloth laid down. Light foxing to page edges & some pages. VG in original green decorative cloth. An important classic. Neate F24 'the first of three very important & successful expeditions'. Perret 1655 ' rare & sought-after for the quality of the photographs by Vittorio Sella'.
Author Filippi, Filippo de & Sella, Vittorio.