Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc [INSCRIBED]
Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc [INSCRIBED]

Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc [INSCRIBED]

Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons, 1836.

Hardcover. Good+. Second edition, revised (first published 1835). 119 pp, with index, two plates, and a large folding panorama of the mountain. Ex-library, with discard markings, in a modern red buckram binding. Inscribed on the original front endpaper "To Dr. Neill, with much respect from his friend, the Author." Some archival repairs to back of panorama, occasional foxing. Includes a short history of earlier attempts on the mountain, as well as the observations on the effects of altitude on respiration made by the author, who was a physician. Neate B49.

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Item #13030

Price: $450.00

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