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Image for <b>The Alps  </b><br>[Mountaineering] [Illustrated by McCormick, A. D.]

The Alps
[Mountaineering] [Illustrated by McCormick, A. D.]

By: Conway, W. Martin

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London , Adam and Charles Black: 1904

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 0010010

Condition: Collectible


A travel and mountaineering classic describing the Alps featuring [70] 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

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Luzern Jahrhundert / Lucerne Century.

By: Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Switzerland:, Druck,: 2002.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002125

ISBN: 3905082128


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

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A View of Society and Manners in France, Switzerland, and Germany: With Anecdotes Relating to Some Eminent Characters
[18th Century Travel]

By: Moore, John

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Boston:, Printed at the Apollo Press by Belknap and Young, for David West,: 1792

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 008071

Condition: Very Good


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

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Italian Portraits in Engadine Frames
[Swiss Alps]

By: Painter, Lydia Ethel F. ("G.E.X")

Price: $125.00

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

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Scrambles Amongst the Alps & Down the Rhine
[Two Titles bound as one]

By: Whymper, Edward & Murphy, Lady Blanche

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & CO.: 1884

Seller ID: 009157

Condition: Very Good


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