Alpine Adventure; or, Narratives of Travel and Research in the Alps.
London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1878. 12mo. By the Author of "The Mediterranean Illustrated", "The Arctic World," etc. 237 pp. + publisher ads. Cloth rubbed, spine and corners sl. frayed. Spine faded. Gilt climbers in cover bright. Pp. 221-224 roughly opened at fore-edge, small closed tears & chips. Light finger soil and foxing throughout. Ink gift inscription: awarded for attaining the highest percentage in Spelling, Spring Term of 1880. (No school named). Mont Blanc; the Matterhorn; the Finsteraargorn; the Jungfrau; the Galenstock; the Wetterhorn; The Wengern Alp; the Tschingel Glacier; the Allelein-horn; the Schreckhorn. B/w plates & engravings in the text. Very Good- Decorative Cloth (Item ID: 11420)