Lot 263 of 435:
High Alps Without Guides  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The High Alps without Guides; being, A Narrative of Adventures in Switzerland.

Author:
Girdlestone, A.G.

Place:
London

Publisher:
Longmans, Green & Co.

Date:
1870

Description:

x, 181, [2] pp. 2 folding lithograph maps. (8vo) modern blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition.

Fewer than 100 copies were printed. "The Rev. Girdlestone was an enthusiastic but inept climber who had a number of lucky escapes; consequently his book was badly received by his contemporaries". Neate G30.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Maps a bit worn, repair to one; some foxing, very good.


 
Item number:
290639
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