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Norway and Its Glaciers Visited in 1851; Followed by Journals of Excursions in the High Alps of Dauphine, Berne, and Savoy
Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black 1853, 1st Edition. () [xxiv],349pp. Very good. Large octavo. Green 1 / 4 pebbled calf with corners, with marble paper covered boards. Spine title in gilt; rubbing on hinge. Upper edge gilt. Marbled ornamental endpapers with book plate on front paste down. Foxing to frontis and title page. 10 lithographic plates (includes frontis with tissue guard), woodcut illustrations and fold out map in rear. A tight, well preserved copy. Neate F44. Record of Forbes' travels in Norway with additional journals documenting his time in France. The author was a professor of natural philosophy at the University of Edinburgh and developed the "Forbes data set", still used today in statistics..
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