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AULDJO, John Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc, on the Eighth and Ninth of August, 1827.
London. Printed for Longman,Rees, Orme. 1830.
21cm, second edition, x,148p., with 22 (of 24)lithographed plates and maps, (including folding plates & 3 hand coloured), WANTING plates 14 & 22, some foxing and corner stains, quarter bound in plain brown calf and worn marbled boards, early paper repairs,a good working copy. (gar). These attractive lithographs are engraved on india paper and laid down; the thinner paper produces a better imagine. This book went through several editions and did much to popularize the new sport of mountaineering. Neate 38.


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