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Forbes, James D.
Travels Through the Alps.
Publisher: A & C Black, London;
Date of Publication: 1900
Stock Code: 4317
Octavo. xxxviii, [2], 572 pp. Portrait frontispiece of Forbes with tissue guard, six maps of which five fold-out, plus illustrations in text. Book Condition: Very Good. Full olive green polished calf with five raised bands, gilt decoration to compartments, gilt motto and crest of Blundell's School to upper board, blindstamped dentelles. All edges marbled; marbled endpapers. Lacks title label; edges rubbed with very minor loss to head of spine. Presentation plate of Blundells School, Tiverton inscribed to W H J Long to front pastedown, dated 1910. A little scattered foxing, mainly to endpapers and tissue guard; endpapers toned. A compilation of four classic principal works by Forbes (1809-68) , the Scottish glaciologist and pioneer mountaineer.
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