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Publisher: Philadelphia:, J. B. Lippingcott,, 1881.
Edition: Second Printing.
Gathering the writings and letters of the most famous elite of the mid-19th century this well-illustrated volume chronicles an age of wealth and privilege. Travel narratives from, Germany, Paris, the Italian Lakes, Australia, Sicily and places in-between. Green publisher's cloth with stamped designs and vignette in black and gilt. Top edge gilt. Beveled boards. Bindings tight and square. Front hinge starting. Text clean, light even toning. Moder... View more info
By: Moore, John
Publisher: Boston:, Printed at the Apollo Press by Belknap and Young, for David West,, 1792
Edition: First American Edition.
This book relates, via series of letters, Moore's observations of his travels with the Duke of Hamilton through France, Switzerland, Germany, Bohemia and Austria. During these travels, Moore met with several eminent figures, including Frederick the Great and Voltaire. This volume and his subsequent volume of travels in Italy were immensely popular. Bound in full leather, with red leather spine label and gilt lettering to the spine. The text is adorned wi... View more info
Publisher: London:, Hutchinson,, n.d. [circa. 1900]
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
A delightful pre-World War I travel guide to Germany and Holland. Green Cloth Covered boards. Stamped gilt titles. Color scene of Danzig on front. Some minor rippling to the cloth. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with small corner bump.Tissue-guarded frontispiece and Profusely illustrated [70+] by Hans Herrmann, Alfred Scherres, Karl O'Lynch von Town, Gertrude Wurmb, Charles Vetter and Otto F. Probst. View more info
Publisher: Bern:, Iris Bucher,, 1949.
Text in German. 16 plates of stained glass windows and text. Stiff card stock boards with pictorial dust jacket. Bindings square and tight Interior clean. Light handling wear to dust jacket. View more info
Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & CO., 1884
Down the Rhine is a delightful travel narrative describing what one would see along the Rhine. Scrambles is a classic of mountaineering literature. Recounts the story of the first ascent of the Matterhorn on which four members of the team were lost on the descent. Whymper also made important first ascents on the Mont Blanc massif and in the Pennine Alps, South America, and the Canadian Rockies. His exploration of Greenland contributed an important advance to Arcti... View more info