London, South Kensington
3 October 2006
AULDJO, John (d. 1857). Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc on the 8th and 9th August, 1827. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1828. 4° (320 x 254mm). Half title, 18 lithographed plates, including 7 on India paper, mounted, one folding panorama and one facsimile letter, 2 folding maps, one partly hand-coloured, and 2 hand-coloured tables, one folding, LARGE PAPER COPY (some spotting throughout). Contemporary boards (paper on spine and label mostly torn away, sides marked, extremities rubbed). Provenance: Warrington Library (bookplate, from the Library of John Jackson, Academy Place, Warrington'). FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER COPY.
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