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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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MONT BLANC A TREATISE
Written by E. Viollet-Le-Duc; B. Bucknall.
Stock no. 1204139
Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington. 1st 1877. Good condition.

A Treatise on its Geodesical and Geological Constitution; its Transformations; and The Ancient and Recent State of its Glaciers. Blue cloth with gilt & black title and decoration. 112 woodcut illustrations. xvi plus 378 pages and 2 page book list to rear. Edges worn, corners bumped. 1" split to side of spine which is browned. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. One section detached but present pages 65 to 80.

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AUVERGNE, PIEDMONT, AND SAVOY: A SUMMER RAMBLE
Written by Charles Richard Weld.
Stock no. 1204133
Published by John W. Parker. 1850. Good condition.

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.

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SUMMER DAYS IN AUVERGNE
Written by H. De K..
Stock no. 1703448
Published by Richard Bentley & Son. 1875. Almost very good condition.

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.

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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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SWITZERLAND CALLING
Written by Eileen Montague Jackson.
Stock no. 1204121
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1927. Almost very good condition.

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.

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A TRAMP TRIP
Written by Lee Meriwether.
Stock no. 1204114
Published by Harper & Bros. Circa 1887. Almost very good condition.

How to See Europe on 50 Cents a Day! Maroon cloth, gilt titles. B/w frontis. 276 pages. Spine is faded. Edges are bumped with wear.

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HIGH ALASKA A HISTORICAL GUIDE
Written by Jonathan Waterman.
Stock no. 1204109
Published by The American Alpine Club. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Route photographs by Bradford Washburn. The story of three Alaskan Mountains. ISBN: 0930410327. SIGNED by author to half-title page.

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ETHIOPIAN EPISODE
Written by Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 1803556
Published by Country Life. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Colour & b/w photos. Contents clean. Pictorial wrapper has a name in ink to lower edge of front flap and is edge-worn with slight loss.

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THE WHITE RIVER BADLANDS
Written by Cleophas C. O'Harra.
Stock no. 1601282
Published by South Dakota School Of Mines. 1976. Very good condition.

Light brown cardwraps. B/w illustrations. A revised reprint of South Dakota State School of Mines Bulletin No. 9, The Badland Formations of the Black Hills Region. Spine slightly faded. Contents clean and bright.

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GDANSK SPIRIT OF THE CITY
Written by Janusz Balanda-Rydzewski; Krzysztof Junosza Dowgiallo; Antoni Kozlowski.
Stock no. 1802279
1st 1996. Very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A guide to Gdansk - a city in Poland. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour photos. ISBN: 8390362295. A few light marks to covers, inscription in ink (in Polish) to half-title page. Contents otherwise fine. Pictorial wrapper is in fine condition.

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