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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 Exploration of the Caucasus with illustrations by Vittorio Sella. Mountaineering.


First ed, 2 vols, Arnold, London, 1896. 4to, 20x29 cm, xxiv, 278p, folding map, folding panorama, partly unopened; x, 295p, folding coloured map, coloured geological map, 2 folding panoramas, folding coloured map in pocket, partly unopened. Even fade to spines, some minor light foxing, else nr fine set in the attractive binding of original green cloth with gilt inner border. Neate F64 ‘A magnificent work compiled and illustrated by Freshfield and his friends’. Perret 1759 ‘Essential, très recherché, rare’.