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Publisher: London , Adam and Charles Black: 1904
Edition: First American Edition
Seller ID: 0010010
A travel and mountaineering classic describing the Alps featuring  Captioned tissue-guarded color plates.“The illustrations seem to us almost the most successful specimens of colour- printing we have met with…” -The Spectator, 1904.Sir Martin Conway is artist as well as traveler, and the book is full of pictures of chance impressions caught on the mountains, of which we can only say that their fidelity is as remarkable as their intrinsic beauty. [... View more info
Publisher: Switzerland:, Druck,: 2002.
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 002125
Silver boards with stamped titles. No flaws, minimal handling. Numerous color illustrations, b/w photos., English/German text. Produced to accompany the exhibition of November 2002 10 inches tall. 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.
Seller ID: 008071
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: Wausau, Wisconsin, The Philosopher Press,: 1904.
Edition: Limited Edition: 1/100
Seller ID: 008140
Engadine is a long high Alpine valley region in the eastern Swiss Alps. The Engadine is protected by high mountain ranges on all sides and is famous for its sunny climate, beautiful landscapes and outdoor activities. A lovely bit of prose in a descriptive voice, privately printed. [The American Catalogue p1018]This antique limited edition volume is solidly bound in tan cloth covers with an illustrated front cover. There is light external age/wear. The text ... View more info
Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & CO.: 1884
Seller ID: 009157
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