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THE GLACIER-EXPRESS
Written by Paul Caminada.
Stock no. 1816313
Published by Desertina Verlag. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition.

Describing the enterprising stretch of railway covered by the Glacier-Express between the two famous mountain resorts Zermatt and St. Moritz in Switzerland. Matt pictorial boards. Colour map of mountain ranges to endpapers. Colour & b/w photos. 196 pages. ISBN: 3856370374. Minor foxing to text block.

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EXTREME EIGER
Written by Peter Gillman; Leni Gillman.
Stock no. 1609895
Published by Simon & Schuster. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The race to climb the direct route up the North face of the Eiger. 394 pages. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9781471134609.

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN SWITZERLAND PART I
No author listed.
Stock no. 1814231
Published by John Murray. 18th 1892. Almost very good condition.

Eighteenth Edition. A Murray's Guide. Switzerland Without the Pennine Alps. Red cloth, gilt titles. With maps, plans of towns, etc including additional information for 1893, and some new maps engraved expressly on a large scale. Spine faded, corners worn. Folding maps all present but creased, worn with a few closed tears.

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SWITZERLAND ITS MOUNTAINS, VALLEYS, LAKES, AND RIVERS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1609112
Published by William Glaisher. 1903. Almost very good condition.

New and Revised Edition. Red cloth boards, bevelled edges. Gilt and black titles and illustrations to boards. Yellow floral endpapers. All edges guilt. Profusely illustrated with 250 b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine faded; rear board marked. Prize inscription to verso of front endpaper. Edge tear to p. 157 (does not affect text or illustration). One hinge pulled. A couple of marks but contents generally very good.

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SWITZERLAND ITS MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS
Written by Woldemar Raden. Illustrated by A. Closs.
Stock no. 1606890
Published by Bickers & Son. 1878. Very good condition.

Large format. Brown leather binding with gilt decoration, raised bands to spine. Gilt page edges. With 418 illustrations engraved by A. Closs. 487 pages. Some scuffs to leather at corners and edges, and a chip to leather towards top right corner of front board, and smaller chip at bottom of rear board. Leather on rear board is stained. Binding firm. Pressed flowers and foliage taped to front endpaper, with inscriptions. Endpapers foxed, some scattered foxing throughout contents, mainly to page margins. Engravings are generally clean and bright. A handsome volume.

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SCHWEIZER ARCHITEKTUR: EIN UBERLICK UBER DAS SCHWEIZERISCHE BAUSCHAFFEN DER GEGENWART
Written by Hans Volkart.
Stock no. 1809329
Published by Otto Maier. 1st 1951. Very good condition.

Large format. Text in German 'Swiss Architecture'. Red cardwraps with white titles. B/w photos and plans throughout. 224 pages. Covers unevenly faded around edges and spine. Contents clean.

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ROUTES DE LA FURKA ET DU GRIMSEL
No author listed.
Stock no. 1709692
Published by Photoglob Co.. Circa 1910. Very good condition.

Oblong format, gilt titles. Collection of 12 photographs of various mountain scenes. Not dated but assume between 1900 and 1920. Covers lightly worn.

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SWITZERLAND AND THE ADJACENT PORTIONS OF ITALY, SAVOY AND THE TYROL
Written by Karl Baedeker.
Stock no. 2111492
Published by Karl Baedeker. 8th 1879. Good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. 8th edition, remodelled. With 24 maps, 10 plans and 9 panoramas. Large split down rear side of spine, nearly all way down. Some marks to cover. page browning - some foxing. Maps and plans have not been collated but appear to be complete. If on receipt it is found to have any missing parts, please contact us.

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LA SUISSE ILLUSTREE
Written by A. Dauzat.
Stock no. 1204278
Published by Librairie Larousse. Circa 1920. Very good condition.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. Leather spine with blue cloth boards, marbled page edges. Spine faded with some wear to top & tail.

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THE LAKE OF LUCERNE AND THE FOREST CANTONS
Written by J.C. Heer.
Stock no. 1803903
Published by Th. Shroter. 1900. Very good condition.

Album (edition de luxe) with 800 photographic and woodcut illustrations comprising landscapes, alpine views, architectural pictures, national types and costumes. Translated from the German by John C. Milligan. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. Decorative floral endpapers. Top edge gilt. 331 pages plus additional illustrations to rear. Spine faded, boards unevenly faded. Light stain to spine. A few light scratch marks to rear board and a few indentations to board. Two pinholes to title page which have pierced the prelims else contents very nice.

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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.

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THE FOREST CANTONS OF SWITZERLAND
Written by J. Sowerby.
Stock no. 1204128
Published by Percival & Co.. 1st 1892. Almost very good condition.

Lucerne, Schwyz, Uri, Unterwalden. Fold-out map as frontis. Edges are worn, with small split to top of spine. Joints are cracked. Name in ink to front pastedown.

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