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A Tour to Great St. Bernard's and Round Mt. Blanc
London: Harvey and Darton, 1827. 1st. Full-Leather. Collectible; Fine. A lovely copy of the 1827 1st edition, bound (from the early 20th century) in a sumptuous full calf, with gilt-rule at the panels and lavishly gilt-decorated compartments divided by 5 raised bands. 16 beautiful hand-colored vignettes and an immaculate fold-out map of "the Country round Great St. Bernard and Mt. Blanc". 12mo, 144 pgs., all edges gilt. Attractive marbled endpapers and new laid-in endsheets. "With Descriptions Copied from a Journal Kept by the Author; and Drawings Taken from Nature. Intended for Young Persons from Ten to Fourteen Years of Age" (from the title page).
      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
Last Found On: 2015-09-27           Check availability:      Biblio    

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