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EAGLES OVER THE ALPS: SUVOROV IN ITALY AND SWITZERLAND, 1799
Written by Christopher Duffy. Illustrated by Bill Younghusband.
Stock no. 1820720
Published by Emperor's Press. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Suvorov's marches and battles through Italy and Switzerland. The last and greatest campaign of this legendary soldier. Green imitation leather cloth, gilt titles. B/w maps, photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1883476186. Top edge of text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a few small closed tears (no loss). Cigarette odour present.
Slim format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. 160 pages including index. ISBN: 070991413X. Light browning to vertical edge of text block. Minor mark to front endpaper. Contents otherwise clean. White pictorial dustwrapper has light marks to rear panel.
Card wraps. B/w maps and photos. Mountain walking, scrambling and trail guide with selected principal ascents and standard mountain climbs. ISBN: 0906227275. Light wear to a couple of corners.
Oblong format, gilt titles. Collection of 12 photographs of various mountain scenes. Not dated but assume between 1900 and 1920. Covers lightly worn.
No.10 in the series 'La Collection Provinces De France Types et Coutumes'. Large format. Text in French. Cardwraps. 137 pages. Colour illustrations. Top & tail of spine worn with slight loss. Neat inscription in ink to front endpaper. The occasional foxspot but contents generally very nice and clean. Fairly strong odour present (disinfectant?). Original glassine wrapper present - edge worn and torn with some loss.
ALPINE BYWAYS OR LIGHT LEAVES GATHERED IN 1859 AND 1860
Written by A Lady.
Stock no. 1204149
Published by Longman, Green, Longman And Roberts. 1861. Good condition.
8 colour plates and 4 maps. viii plus 232 pages. The higher region of the Swiss Alps. Covers scuffed, corners bumped. Bookplate and name in ink to front pastedown. One plate missing, one plate has a repaired closed tear. One map edge chipped with slight loss to map. Most tissue guards to plates missing. One plate partly detached. Plates themselves are very nice. One hinge pulled. Some pencil annotation.
Green cloth with embossed decoration and gilt title to spine. Rebacked with original spine laid down. Corners chipped. New endpapers. Ex-library with only one stamp suggesting thus. A little foxing. Name in ink to front pastedown.
Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. 5 b/w plates including tissue guarded frontis. Covers edges worn. Covers grubby. Small amount of loss to top of spine. Two inscriptions in ink to prelims. All plates present.
A True Tale of A Boy and Girl's Wonderful Summer Holidays Climbing in the Alps. B/w photos. Corners are bumped. Spine faded. Some foxing. Front joint weak.
Modern black binding, gilt title to spine. Text in French. B/w photos. 407 pages. New endpapers. Some grubby marks and browning to contents. Front joint is split.
E Degli Altri Monti D'Italia. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Text in Italian. ISBN: 8809213750.