Apr 09, 2015 - Sale 2379

Sale 2379 - Lot 290

Price Realized: $ 344
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BALL, JOHN, editor. Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers. A Series of Excursions by Members of the Alpine Club. 8 mounted chromolithographed plates; 23 text illustrations; 9 maps. xvi, 514 pages, including half-title. 8vo, 202x136 mm, contemporary tree calf, rebacked, joints rubbed; contents clean. London, 1859

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first edition of the first series, "one of the most famous titles in mountaineering literature" (Neate). A second series in 2 volumes was published in 1862. Neate A32.