Chamonix and the Range of Mont Blanc. Edward Whymper.

Chamonix and the Range of Mont Blanc

London: John Murray, 1896. First edition, author's presentation copy. Paperback. 189; 40pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Gray and black illustrated wraps. Good only . Ex-library. The wraps are mildly age-toned and creased. The rear wrap is partially detached. The paper spine has numerous tears and a couple of small losses. The largest loss is from the head of the spine and measures 1/2 of an inch wide by 1/2 of an inch deep. Large numerical notation in pen on the top edge of the text block. Rubbed out library mark on the title page. There is a small numerical notation in pen on the verso of the title page. The text block is cracked multiple times. There are stab marks through the covers and pages in the inside margins. The pages have occasional moisture stains in the margins. The largest moisture stain is on the first page, and is 3 inches tall by 3/4 of an inch wide. There are library stamps on the maps, and sporadically in the text. With three fold-out maps. Item #34170

The author has written "With the compliments of the Author" on the front cover.

Price: $175.00

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