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A G Cram

Mountaineering and Mountain Travel; Lake District and Cumbria; Antiquarian and History of Science. Private premises. Bookfairs and postal only with specialist catalogues twice a year.

The Eagle's Nest in the Valley of Sixt a Summer Home among the Alps : together with some excursions among the Great Glaciers.


First edn, Longman, London, 1860. 8vo, xx, 327p, 28p cat. 2 folding maps & 12 attractive litho plates. Slight browning to back & edges of plates else near fine copy in original bright cloth gilt. The pictorial binding (Eagle & mountaineering equipment), gilt on blue cloth, is very attractive. An Alpine classic. Neate W93. Perret 4584 'L'├ędition originale est rare'.