11-13-2011 11-13-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2571B Boston
November 13, 2011 11:00AMCalender
198

(Alpine Travel)

$398$325
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2571B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 13, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

(Alpine Travel), Five titles, comprising two Whymper, Edward (1840-1911), Scrambles Amongst the Alps in the Years 1860-69, London: John Murray, 1893, fourth edition, cloth, and The Valley of Sermatt and the Materhorn, London: John Murray, 1897, inscribed by the author on original wrap cover, three-quarter calf, 8vo; Rey, Guido, The Matterhorn, London: F. Fisher Unwin, 1907; and two others, (lacking dust jackets, some owner's names, shelf wear).
Estimate $300-500

the other two:
John Ball, Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers, London, 1859, one volume only (front board detaching),
and
Francois Gos, Rambles in High Savoy, London, 1927

Keywords

London, John Murray, Valley of Sermatt, John Murrary, Fisher Unwin, John Ball, Francois Gos