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The Passes of the Alps; Illustrated by  William BROCKEDON - Hardcover - 2nd Edition - 1856 - from mclinhavenbooks (SKU: 005898)

The Passes of the Alps; Illustrated

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The Passes of the Alps; Illustrated

by BROCKEDON, William

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London and Philadelphia: Charles Tilt and Thomas Wardle, 1856. 2nd Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9 - 12" tall. 1st Printing 2 Copyright date 1856, Illustrations of the Passes of the Alps, by which Italy Communicates with France, Switzerland, and Germany. London and Philadelphia: Charles Tilt and Thomas Wardle, 1856. 2 volumes, 8vo (260 x 171 mm). 96 engraved plates, 13 engraved maps (one folding). (Spotting throughout.) Contemporary black morocco gilt, edges gilt. Provenance: John Key (gift inscription, 1857). Second edition, preceded by the first edition of 1827-1829, with plates after Brockedon, who made his first excursion to the Alps in 1824.

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Bookseller
mclinhavenbooks US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
005898
Title
The Passes of the Alps; Illustrated
Author
BROCKEDON, William
Format/binding
Full-Leather
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
2nd Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Tilt and Thomas Wardle
Place of Publication
London and Philadelphia
Date published
1856
Pages
196
Keywords
Exploration
Size
4to - over 9 - 12\" tall
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We are a privately owned book selling business and take great pride in a diverse and eclectic inventory of books. We sell to most other countries of the World, [please see countries we sell too] We sell almost exclusively hardcover books, a large part are Signed, in many categories. Mclin Haven has been selling books for over eleven years. Orders are shipped within one business day.

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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]

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