London, South Kensington
29 April 2004
[FRESHFILED, Mrs Henry.] Alpine Byways or Light Leaves gathered in 1859 and 1860, London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1861. Small 8° (196 x 125mm). Half title, chromolithographed frontispiece, 7 plates and 4 maps, large wood-engraving on dedication. (A few spots.) Contemporary cloth, uncut (spine lightly discoloured). Provenance: Charles Edmund Newton, January 1863 (inscription on endpaper). FIRST EDITION. Neate 294: "Classic travel book".
A Lady's Tour round Monte Rosa: with visits to the Italian valleys, London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1859. Small 8° (184 x 120mm). Hand-coloured vignette on title, 3 chromolithographed plates only (of 4) and one folding map. (Lacking one plate.) Modern cloth. Provenance: Le Starvan (bookplate).
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