London.: William Brockedon; Rodwell; Arch; &c.
First Edition; Published Date: 1828
96 tissue guarded engraved plates and 13 maps including one fold out.
280 x 220 mm (11 x 9 inches) - 90pp + plates; 90pp + plates.
Brown hardback leather cover.
G : in good condition without dust jacket. Covers rubbed and scuffed. Spines faded. Some foxing.
Volume I contains details of the following Passes: The Little St. Bernard; The Mont Genevre, The Mont Cenis, The Mont St. Gothard, The Great St. Bernard and The Stelvio. Volume II contains details of the following Passes: The Cornice, The Grimsel and the Gries, The Bernardin and The Splugen, The Brenner, The Tendre and The Argentiere and The Simplon. Each section contains a description of the routes, 8 engraved plates including title and end vignettes and map. The Simplon section in volume II also includes a General Map of the Great Chain of the Alps. The majority of engravings are by Edward Finden from drawings by the author.
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