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Auction: Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books
was auctioned on: 18 October 2016
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Estimate: US$400 - US$600
Price realised:  US$1,000
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FORBES, JAMES DAVID The Tour of Mont Blanc and of Monte Rosa. 2 folding lithographed maps. xl, 320 pages. first abridged edition of the author's Travels through the Alps of Savoy. Neate F45 * HUDSON, CHARLES; and KENNEDY, EDWARD SHIRLEY. Where there's a Will there's a Way: An Ascent of Mont Blanc by a New Route and without Guides. Lithographed frontispiece; folding engraved plate. xvi, 95, [1] pages. Publisher's 24-page catalogue at end dated March 1856. first edition. Neate H126 * VIOLLET-LE-DUC, EUGÈNE. Mont Blanc: A Treatise on its Geodesical and Geological Constitution; its Transformations; and the Ancient and Recent State of its Glaciers. Text illustrations throughout. xvi, 378, [2] pages, including final ad leaf. first edition in english. Perret 4481 note. Together, 3 volumes. Various sizes, original cloth, spines of the second and third works darkened, ends rubbed; half-title of the third work browned, contents otherwise clean. Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1855; London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1856; Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1877

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Swann Galleries, Inc.
Title: Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books
Date of the auction: 18 Oct 2016
Address: Swann Galleries, Inc.
104 East 25th Street
NY 10010 New York,
United States
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