The Alpenstock: or, Sketches of Swiss Scenery and Manners. Charles Joseph LATROBE.

The Alpenstock: or, Sketches of Swiss Scenery and Manners.

London: R.B. Seeley & W. Burnside; and sold by L. & G. Seeley, [1839]. Second edition. Small 8vo. x, 366 pp. Publishers blindstamped blue cloth, gilt lettered to the spine and with gilt vignette to the upper board, all edges gilt. 7 steel engraved and 2 woodcut plates. The binding is lightly worn, a little very mild foxing, generally very good. Neate, 433. First published in 1829. A variant issue of the second edition, distinct from the three "variations" mentioned by the bibliographer. This copy most closely resembles what he surmises is a later issue with the same number of steel plates, but with one less woodcut. The issue he describes also has all edges gilded, though the bindings differ in colour (Neate's was mauve). Item #32075

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