Lot 342: Mountaineering.- Auldjo (John), Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc on the 8th and 9th August, 1827, 1828
16 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Mountaineering.- Auldjo (John) Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc on the 8th and 9th August, 1827, first edition, large paper copy, half-title, 22 lithographed plates, plans, maps, cross-sections etc. including 7 views on india paper and mounted, one folding panorama, facsimile letter, map with routes hand-coloured and hand-coloured geological table & chart of heights of mountains, some light foxing, mostly marginal, pencil quotation on half-title, short tear to upper edge of H2, original boards, uncut, paper label on spine, spine and joints neatly repaired, preserved in modern card chemise and cloth slip-case, [Meckly 8; Neate A75; Perret 183], 4to, 1828.