Travels, comprising Observations made during a Residence in the Tarentaise, and various Parts of the Grecian and Pennine Alps, and in Switzerland and Auvergne in the Years 1820, 1821, and 1822. Illustrated with coloured Engravings and numerous Wood Cuts, from original Drawings and Sections. 2 Vols.

London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1823. 8vo. Bound in 2 beautifull contemp., well-preserved full longgrained green morocco.. Richly gilt spines, gilt lettering, gilt borders on covers, edges of boards gilt, marbled edges. 2 engraved and handcoloured frontispieces (aquatint views). XVI,382;VII,448 pp., 2 aquatint plates handcoloured, 3 plates in woodcut, many textillustr. (4 in full page). Printed on good paper. Clean and fine. A near mint copy.

First edition. "These 'Travels', undertaken for geological study, yet full of humour and personal detail, caused a theological attack by Dr. Pye Smith." (DNB). - Tooley: 75. - Abbey, Travel no. 56.

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DKK 10.000,00