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White’s Journeys on Foot Through Tyrol

SKU: 9328
£200.00

Title:
White’s Journeys on Foot Through Tyrol

Date of publication:
1856

Binding:
contemporary half calf

Publisher(s):

  • Chapman & Hall
  • Author(s):

  • Walter White
  • On foot through Tyrol in the Summer of 1855. London, Chapman & Hall, 1856.

    Walter White (1811-1893) trained as a cabinet maker in his father’s business, but for forty years served as a librarian at the Royal Society. He wrote a number of books based around his walking holidays, including expeditions to Mont Blanc, eastern Germany and Bohemia.

    Condition & Materials

    First edition, 8vo. pp. viii, 316. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, a little wear, headcap and part of the lettering pice on the spine neatly renewed. Inscription dated 1969 in red ink to verso of title-page.