Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers; Being Excursions by Members of the Alpine Club - Second Series: Kennedy, Edward Shirley, ed
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Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers; Being Excursions by Members of the Alpine Club - Second Series

Author(s): Kennedy, Edward Shirley, ed

Copyright: 1862, Longman, Green, Longman & Roberts, London
Specifications: 1st, 8vo, 2 vol, pp.xiv, 445, viii, 541, v1 frontis, 21 woodcuts, 8 maps (3 color fldg); v2 frontis, 33 woodcuts, 6 maps (1 color fldg), marbled edges, ½ brown calf & marbled boards w/ gilt raised bands, green morocco label on spine
Condition: v1 w/ gift inscription “Robert Cooke Esq, with kind regards from William Longman” on half-title, boards somewhat rubbed, internally tight & clean, very good+

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers was a precursor to creation of the Alpine Journal in 1863 and contains a wealth of information on early ascents. This is the second, of three, in this series of very important works. This copy has a nice inscription from the publisher. Neate A34.





















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