Forbes was a Scottish physicist noted for his research on heat conduction and glaciers. His investigations took him through Norway and the Alps. Topics include: Alpine travellers; glaciers; the Mer de Glace; Zermatt; Jungfrau; pedestrianism in Switzerland; topography of the chain of Mont Blanc; etc.
Publisher: Adam and Charles Black
Edition: New edition, revised and annotated
Date Published: 1900
Place Published: London
Condition: Very good
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: xxxviii, 572 p. 23 cm cloth hardcover binding with gold impressing. Frontispiece, six maps (including two in rear pocket), 9 topographical sketches, and 38 b&w illustrations. Spine ends softened and corners bumped. Minor rubbing. Hinges cracked internally. Small bookseller's sticker on front free endpaper. Dampstain to top of frontispiece.