Travels Through the Alps
Travels Through the Alps
Travels Through the Alps

INVENTORY #1578

Travels Through the Alps

FORBES, James D.

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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.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Adam and Charles Black
  • Edition: New edition, revised and annotated
  • Date Published: 1900
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • 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.

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