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Edwards, Amelia B.
Untrodden Peaks and Unfrequented Valleys: A Midsummer Ramble in the Dolomites.
Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co., London;
Date of Publication: 1873
Stock Code: 8396
FIRST EDITION. Quarto, pp. xxvi, 385, [1]. Large fold-out map with route, watercourses and terrain marked in colour; 9 plates including frontispiece, plus vignette to title page and 17 wood engravings within text. Sympathetically re-backed in green cloth using original green pebbled cloth boards, with gilt lion on pillar motif in gilt to upper board and decorative border in black, and original spine laid-on with gilt titles and decoration; decorative border in blind to lower board; renewed endpapers. Minor wear to corners; small ink-stain to upper board. Tidy ownership inscription to half-title; half-title and p. 385 lightly foxed otherwise contents clean; several leaves unopened. A Very Good copy.
Edwards (1831-1892) the English author, poet and antiquarian, was also an intrepid traveller and this volume chronicles her trip to the South-eastern Tyrol, from Monte Generoso to Botzen.
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