The Story of Mont Blanc

London: David Bogue, 1853. First edition. 8vo. xii, 219 pp. Illustrated, wood engravings in text, hand-colored engraved frontispiece. Publisher's ads. Neate 715: "[The author was an] English writer with a passion for Mont Blanc. After his ascent in 1851 he produced an illustrated lecture based on his experiences. This ran for six years and made him a rich man." Original orange cloth (soiled), gilt-stamped illustrated spine (dull). Labels removed from endpapers, leaving traces, tear from paper flaw in rear endpaper. Still a good solid copy. (1545). Item #54620

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