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The Exploration of the Caucasus
- 1896 Arnold, London, 1st, 2 vol, thick 4to, vI pp.xxiii, 278, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 38 full-page photos w/ tissue guards, 69 text photos, fldg map, fldg panorama; vII pp.x, 295, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 36 full-page photos w/ tissue guards, 46 text photos, 3 color fldg maps (1 in pocket), 3 fldg panoramas (2 in back), appendices; teg, uncut, original gilt-dec beveled green cloth; cloth spines faded as usual, bookplates on feps, vol II w/ small tear top spine, panoramas & maps w/ orig folds & no tears, hinges tight, fine. ----- A great mountain explorer, and Alpine Club President, Freshfield climbed extensively in the Alps and Caucasus. In 1868, he explored the central Caucasus making the first ascent of Kazbek (16,546’), Elbruz (18,470’), and several other peaks. He returned to the Caucasus in 1887 and 1889 following which he wrote this book. A number of the photos are by Vittorio Sella. This is a monumental work with all the maps and panoramas, as required, in the pocket. These two volumes are tight, in their original bindings with original endpapers. This is a nice clean set of this very important work, with photos by Vittorio Sella. Neate F64. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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