A Dissertation on the Passage of Hannibal over the Alps: Wickham, Henry L. & Rev. J. A. Cramer
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A Dissertation on the Passage of Hannibal over the Alps

Author(s): Wickham, Henry L. & Rev. J. A. Cramer

Copyright: 1828, Whittaker, London
Specifications: 2nd, 8vo, pp.xxviii, 241, color fldg map frontis, 2 maps, 2 illus, errata; appendix, paper boards
Condition: boards & 2 leaves off, spine miss, front board w/ bookplate, some foxing, uncut, fldg map w/ orig folds & 1.5” tear, good

“The ingenious authors have collected and arranged, with great industry and perspicuity, the materials furnished by their predecessors, and by a careful and diligent examination of the different roads across the Alps, performed in the course of a tour undertaken with an exclusive reference to this inquiry, have been enabled to give to their comments on Polybius a greater degree of interest, and to stamp on their observations a higher authority than they could possibly have possessed, had they, like many of their predecessors, especially Letlonne, St. Simon, and Whitaker, possessed no other guide than their map and compasses” - Edinburgh Review (1828). The bookplate is of noted Boston architect Alexander Parris (1780-1852).

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