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Book Description

First edition. 2 vols. Royal 8vo. pp. xxiii, 278 & x, 295; photogravure frontis. to each vol., 79 full-page illustrations, mostly photogravures, 3 large folding panoramic views, numerous illusts. to text, 4 maps inc. large folding map to rear pocket of vol. II; occasional spotting, browning to map in rear pocket, else very good in the original two-tone cloth, gilt, gilt-decorated boards, t.e.g., externally an exceptional copy.
Dealer Notes
Freshfield was an early visitor to the Caucasus, and made his first attempt on Elbrus in 1868, visiting the region again several times. In the present volumes he brought together much information on the area. The photographs, which include the well-known dramatic picture of Ushba, the “Matterhorn of the Caucasus”, were by the mountain photographer, Vittorio Sella.
Author Freshfield, Douglas W.
Date 1896
Binding Original decorated cloth
Publisher London & New York: Edward Arnold
Condition See description
Pages xxiii, 278 & x, 295

Price: £1950.00

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