London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
WHYMPER, Edward (1840-1911). Travels amongst the Great Andes of the Equator. London: John Murray, 1892. 8°. Half title, wood-engraved frontispiece, 19 plates and plans, 3 maps of which 2 are folding, including one in the pocket at end, illustrations. Original cloth gilt (front hinges split, spine darkend and a little worn). Provenance: Repton School (bookplate).
PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on verso of endpaper: "To Repton School Library with kind regards of the author. Edward Whymper" and label on pastedown "presented by the author".
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