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Auction archive: Lot number 217

FORBES, James David (1809-1868).

Estimate
US$200 - US$300
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 217

FORBES, James David (1809-1868).

Estimate
US$200 - US$300
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

* FORBES, James David (1809-1868). Norway and Its Glaciers Visited in 1851; followed by Journals of Excursions in the High Alps of Dauphiné, Berne, and Savoy. Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1853. 8vo. With 10 chromolithographic views & 2 maps (one hand-colored and folding). (A few pale spots or stains to first and last few leaves.) Later half tan calf, marbled boards, red and green lettering-pieces gilt. Provenance : Robert J. Hayhurst (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Connecting Forbes' observations in Norway with his previous studies in Switzerland and the Savoy. Forbes, a self-taught scientist, geologist, and glaciologist, had been a colleague of Louis Agassiz in 1841. Neate F44; Perret 1708. Estimate $200-300

Auction archive: Lot number 217
Auction:
Datum:
15 Mar 2019
Auction house:
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

Chicago IL 60607
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)312 280 1212
Beschreibung:

* FORBES, James David (1809-1868). Norway and Its Glaciers Visited in 1851; followed by Journals of Excursions in the High Alps of Dauphiné, Berne, and Savoy. Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1853. 8vo. With 10 chromolithographic views & 2 maps (one hand-colored and folding). (A few pale spots or stains to first and last few leaves.) Later half tan calf, marbled boards, red and green lettering-pieces gilt. Provenance : Robert J. Hayhurst (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Connecting Forbes' observations in Norway with his previous studies in Switzerland and the Savoy. Forbes, a self-taught scientist, geologist, and glaciologist, had been a colleague of Louis Agassiz in 1841. Neate F44; Perret 1708. Estimate $200-300

Auction archive: Lot number 217
Auction:
Datum:
15 Mar 2019
Auction house:
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

Chicago IL 60607
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)312 280 1212
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